The Writings of Abraham Lincoln, Volume 6 by Abraham Lincoln
Telegram to Mrs. Lincoln. June 16, 1863.
WAR DEPARTMENT, WASHINGTON, D. C., June 16, 1863.
MRS. LINCOLN, Philadelphia:
It is a matter of choice with yourself whether you come home. There is no reason why you should not, that did not exist when you went away. As bearing on the question of your coming home, I do not think the raid into Pennsylvania amounts to anything at all.