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

To Ulysses S. Grant [1]

Lieut. Gen. Grant Washington,
City-Point. Va. Feb 4 1865

The President desires me to repeat that nothing transpired, or transpiring with the three gentlemen from Richmond, is to cause any change hindrance or delay, of your military plans or operations. EDWIN M STANTON

Secretary of War


[1]   AD, owned by Edwin C. Stone, Boston, Massachusetts. This telegram is in Lincoln's autograph, signed by Stanton. A copy in the Lincoln Papers is marked ``Sent in Cipher at 12.20 P.M.''