The Writings of Abraham Lincoln, Volume 6 by Abraham Lincoln
Telegram to General H. H. Sibley. December 16, 1862.
EXECUTIVE MANSION, WASHINGTON, December 16, 1862.
BRIG. GEN. H. H. SIBLEY, Saint Paul, Minn.:
As you suggest, let the executions fixed for Friday the 19th instant be postponed to, and be done on, Friday the 26th instant.