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


[1]   ALS, DNA WR RG 107, Presidential Telegrams, I, 336. General Ord replied the same day: ``Your dispatch is received. The matter will be attended to'' (DLC-RTL).

On February 13, William Lloyd Garrison wrote Lincoln enclosing a clipping of his speech celebrating the passage of the Thirteenth Amendment (delivered on February 4) and acknowledging receipt of Lincoln's letter of February 7,Page  290supra. Garrison added a request for clemency in the case of Major Thorndike C. Jameson, Fifth Rhode Island Artillery, dishonorably discharged, fined $8,000, and sentenced to three years' imprisonment on charges of fraud (DLC-Nicolay Papers). AGO General Court Martial Orders No.149, March 17, 1865, promulgated Jameson's pardon and release from imprisonment.