Manuscripts/Mixed Material Letter to Brig. General Sickles from Mary Todd Lincoln, September 31, 1862.
Brig Gen Sickles
My Dear Sir
Allow me to assure you, of the gratification it gave the P. to see you last evening. In our daily circles, your name is frequently & deservedly mentioned, as being among the most prominent & energetic of our brave Union defenders. I should like to have had a social chat with you, about Virginia affairs & if