Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln. Volume 8.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865.
U.S. Military Telegraph
To Commanding Officer By Telegraph from Washington D.C
Norfolk dated January 28th. 1865

Suspend execution of death sentence of Wm. H. Jeffs Co. ``B'' 56th. Mass Vols, until further orders, and forward record of the trial for examination. A. LINCOLN