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Collection Reference Number GLC02371.01
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to the 1860s 
Title Abraham Lincoln to Gen. Henry Benham re: stay of execution for Priv. Grey & Cusick
Date 29 April 1864
Author Lincoln, Abraham (1809-1865)  
Recipient Benham, Henry  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Accompanied by a forged Lincoln AES dated 3/22/1865, ordering an unnamed person be allowed to take the oath of Dec. 8 (clipped from a letter).
Subjects President  Pardon  Law  Government and Civics  Criminals and Outlaws  Death Penalty  Military History  Civil War  Union Forces  
People Lincoln, Abraham (1809-1865)  
Place written Washington, D.C.
Theme The American Civil War; The Presidency; Law
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1860-1945
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Civil War, Reconstruction and the Modern Era: 1860-1945
Related documents Ordering that "this man take the oath of Dec 8th" [written on back of letter]  
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