Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln. Volume 8.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865.
Commanding General Executive Mansion,
Sixth Army Corps, Washington, February 9th., 1865.

Suspend the execution of the sentence of Private James L. Hycks 67 Pa Vols, until further orders. A. LINCOLN

Major Eckert

The President request that you will send the above. The man was to have been executed on 10th inst. EDW D NEILL

Sec: to Pres: US. etc