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

To Leonard Myers [1]

January 13, 1865

If Hon. Mr. Myers will request me in writing, on this sheet, to discharge this man on refunding any bounty received, I will do it, because Mr. Myers requests it. A. LINCOLN

Jan. 13, 1865

Let this man be discharged on refunding any bounty received.

Jan. 13, 1865 A. LINCOLN

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[1]   American Art Association Anderson Galleries Catalog 3823, February 25-26, 1930, No. 245. According to the catalog description, Lincoln's endorsements are written on the back of a letter from Leonard Myers, U.S. representative from Pennsylvania, asking for release of a soldier under arrest for receiving bounty money twice. Between the two endorsements Myers made the request in a second note.