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

Pass for Mrs. John F. Slaughter [1]

Allow Mrs. Slaughter, children & servant, with ordinary baggage, to pass our lines and go South. A. LINCOLN

Feb. 16, 1865.

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[1]   ADS, ViU. Mrs. John F. Slaughter of Lynchburg, Virginia, had taken her son to Philadelphia for medical treatment. See Rosalie S. Morton, A Woman Surgeon (New York, 1937), p. 6.