Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln. Volume 8.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865.
Executive Mansion, Washington,
Judge Advocate General. Sep. 24, 1864.

It is said that Simon Ready has recently been tried by one of our Military courts in this city. I can tell no more of the case; but his poor wife is bothering me & I will thank you, if practicable, to procure the record & report on the case. Yours truly