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Andrew Johnson to William Reynolds, Jr., or Lizinka C. Ewell, 17 July 1865

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Executive Office Washington, July 17th, 1865. President Lincoln, having directed under date of March 23d, 1865, that Mrs. L. C. Ewell be allowed the benefit of his Amnesty Proclamation, upon taking the Amnesty Oath - and she having taken said oath - the said L. C. Ewell is hereby permitted to return to Nashville, Tennessee free from arrest or other detention by military authorities and to take possession of her property, as decreed by the U. S. District Court for the Dist. of Middle Tennessee, on or about the 20th of April 1865. Andrew Johnson President U. S. The preceding is a true copy of the original permit signed by President Johnson Wm. Reynolds, Jr. Baltimore, Md. Wm. Reynolds.
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