Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln. Volume 6.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865.

To James F. Lauck [1]

Lieut. Colonel Lauck Washington, D.C.,
Munfordsville, Kentucky. August 31 1863

Let the execution of Thomas E. Coleman, and Charles Johns, be suspended until further order from here. Acknowledge receipt of this. A. LINCOLN


[1]   ALS, RPB. Lieutenant Colonel Lauck replied at 8:30 P.M., ``Your telegraph of today received.'' (DLC-RTL).