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


[1]   ALS, DNA WR RG 107, Presidential Telegrams, I, 251. The telegram is marked by the telegraph clerk ``sent 12.35 pm.'' Governor Johnson replied on December 3, 1864: ``From Representation made to me by persons of reliability & loyalty I should have no hesitancy in releasing Alex B Ramsay [sic], John B [sic] Carter & Saml A Owen the Prisoners named in your dispatch'' (DLC-RTL).