Hon. SOLOMON FOOT,
President pro tempore of the Senate.
SIR: Please inform the Senate that I shall be obliged if they will postpone the adjournment at least one day beyond the time which I understand to be now fixed for it.
Your obedient servant,
(The same message was addressed to Hon. Galusha A. Grow, Speaker of the House of Representatives.)
Abraham Lincoln, Special Message Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/202248