Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln. Volume 8 [ Sept. 12, 1864-Apr. 14, 1865, undated, appendices].

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Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln. Volume 8 [ Sept. 12, 1864-Apr. 14, 1865, undated, appendices].
Author
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865.
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New Brunswick, N.J.: Rutgers University Press
1953.
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"Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln. Volume 8 [ Sept. 12, 1864-Apr. 14, 1865, undated, appendices]." In the digital collection Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln. https://name.umdl.umich.edu/lincoln8. University of Michigan Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 23, 2024.

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To James Speed1Jump to section

Pardon & send to tribe. A. LINCOLN

April 11. 1865

Annotation

[1]   AES, DNA RG 204, U.S. Pardon Attorney, B 9. Lincoln's endorsement appears on a letter from G. C. Snow, agent for the Seminole Indians, but working among the refugee Indians, Washington, March 24, 1865: ``I beg leave to submit the following statement in relation to Robert P Lombard who is now a prisoner

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at Ft Smith as I am informed under sentence of a Court Martial upon a charge of stealing cattle from the Indian Territory. This man Lombard is a half breed Quawpaw Indian and is my interpreter for said tribe and has a family with said tribe. He is exceedingly useful to the Agent as interpreter, and I do not see how the affairs of the tribe are to be managed without his assistance. . . .''

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