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

To Edwin M. Stanton [1]

October 29, 1864

As the resignation of officers is not likely to become a great evil, let this resignation be accepted on the usual condition of settling accounts. A. LINCOLN

Oct. 29. 1864


[1]   AES, IHi. Lincoln's endorsement appears on a letter from Captain Henry C. Holloway, October 28, 1864, tendering his resignation as commissary of subsistence of Volunteers. Holloway's resignation was promulgated in AGO Special Orders No. 422, November 28, 1864.