Document from Apr. 18, 1865

Telegraph of S. Nickerson, April 18, 1865

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    U.S. Military Telegraph of S. Nickerson, St. Inegoes [St. Inigoes], to A.N. Lt. Peter Hays, Yorktown, April 18, 1865

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    States, "Commander is not here will send your dispatch but would respectfully suggest that the fewer favors you can show to a class of persons that would murder the President of the U.S. the better & I do not think the Comdr. would show any. . . ." Relates to the capture of suspected conspirators in the assassination of Abraham Lincoln.

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    Nickerson, S.. "U.S. Military Telegraph of S. Nickerson, St. Inegoes [St. Inigoes], to A.N. Lt. Peter Hays, Yorktown, April 18, 1865". . Remembering Lincoln. Web. Accessed April 21, 2019. https://rememberinglincoln.fords.org/node/647