Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln. Volume 8.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865.
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To Edward O. C. Ord [1]

Major General Ord Washington, D.C.,
Hd. Qrs. Army of James Jan. 30, 1865.

By direction of the President you are instructed to inform the three gentlemen, Messrs. Stephens, Hunter, and Campbell, that a messenger will be despatched to them, at or near where they now are, without unnecessary delay. Edwin M Stanton

Sec of War


[1]   AD, IHi. The body of this letter is in Lincoln's handwriting; the signature is Stanton's. See Lincoln's communication to the House of Representatives, February 10, infra, for related documents.