1. Creator/Author:
  2. Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 (52)

Note from Abraham Lincoln to Edwin Stanton

Creator:
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
Collection:
Lincoln Signed Documents; Catharine Garvin Collection
Location:
[Washington, D.C.]
Date of Original:
1864
Description:
Handwritten note, 11 x 8 cm, clipped from an envelope
Transcription:
There is reason to believe
this Cornelius Garvin is
an idiot, and that
he is kept in the 52nd
N.Y. concealed & denied
to avoid an exponent of 
guilty parties.  Will the Sec.
of War please have this 
thing probed?
			A. Lincoln
May 21, 1864.
Subject:
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865--Correspondence; Stanton, Edwin M. (Edwin McMasters), 1814-1869--Correspondence; Garvin, Cornelius, b. 1845
Category:
Manuscripts & Documents
Format of Original:
Manuscript
Item ID:
71200908300093
Holding Institution:
Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, Allen County Public Library, Fort Wayne, Indiana
Digital File ID:
71200908300093.tif
Available for Viewing:
By appointment only