The Writings of Abraham Lincoln, Volume 6 by Abraham Lincoln
To Commodore Farragut. November 11, 1862.
EXECUTIVE MANSION, WASHINGTON,
DEAR SIR:--This will introduce Major-General Banks. He is in command of a considerable land force for operating in the South, and I shall be glad for you to co-Operate with him and give him such assistance as you can consistently with your orders from the Navy Department.
Your obedient servant,