Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln. Volume 8.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865.
Memorandum Concerning James Hughes 
October 20, 1864
I am willing that any case, that of Judge Hughes as well as another, if coming within the precedent of what I call the Johnson case, may go as the Johnson case did. I really desire that Judge Hughes shall be obliged. A. LINCOLN
Oct. 20, 1864.