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

To Lewis Wallace [1]

Major General Wallace Executive Mansion
Baltimore, Md. Washington, Dec. 13. 1864

Do not send Levin L. Waters and the judges away, until further order; and send me at once a statement of the cause or causes for which they are dealt with. A. LINCOLN


[1]   ALS, DNA WR RG 107, Presidential Telegrams, I, 258. On December 2, 1864, Samuel B. Lawrence, assistant adjutant general to General Wallace, ordered Brigadier General Henry H. Lockwood to ``arrest Daniel Jones and Joseph Bralton of Somerset County, and Levin D. [L.] Waters, of Princess Anne, and send them, as disaffected and dangerous men, by steamer to Fortress Monroe, to be sent across the lines into Confederate jurisdiction. . . .'' (OR, I, XLIII, II, 729).

See further, Lincoln to Wallace, December 19, infra.