The Writings of Abraham Lincoln, Volume 6 by Abraham Lincoln
Telegram to General McClellan. October 7, 1862.
EXECUTIVE MANSION, WASHINGTON, October 7, 1862.
MAJOR-GENERAL McCLELLAN, Hdqs. Army of the Potomac:
You wish to see your family and I wish to oblige you. It might be left to your own discretion; certainly so, if Mrs. M. could meet you here at Washington.