Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln. Volume 8.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865.

To John A. Prall [1]

J. A. Prall, Executive Mansion
Paris, Ky Washington, Oct. 28. 1864

Mrs. George W. Bowen, is here asking for the discharge of her husband, now a prisoner of war, at Camp Chase, and I have told her I will do it if you say so. What say you? A. LINCOLN


[1]   ALS, DNA WR RG 107, Presidential Telegrams, I, 214. No reply has been found. John A. Prall was a member of the Kentucky Senate and a delegate to the Baltimore Convention in 1864. George W. Bowen has not been further identified.