Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln. Volume 8.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865.
Gov. Hall Executive Mansion, Washington,
Jefferson City Mo. Dec. 7, 1864.

Complaint is made to me of the doings of a man at Hannibal, Mo. by the name of Haywood, who, as I am told, has charge of some militia force, and is not in the U.S. service. Please inquire into the matter & correct anything you may find amiss if in your power. A LINCOLN