The Writings of Abraham Lincoln, Volume 6 by Abraham Lincoln
To Solomon Foot. July 15, 1862.
EXECUTIVE MANSION, WASHINGTON, July 15, 1862.
HON. SOLOMON FOOT, President pro tempore of the Senate.
SIR:--Please inform the Senate that I shall be obliged if they will postpone the adjournment at least one day beyond the time which I understand to be now fixed for it.
Your obedient servant,
[The same message was addressed to Hon. Galusha A. Grow Speaker of the House of Representatives.]