ALS, ICHi.
 John Taylor, who had actively led the petitioners for the new county of Menard; John Wright and George W. Turley, of Mt. Pulaski, active petitioners for the new county of Logan.
 Probably James D. Allen, a merchant at Athens.
 Josiah N. Francis and Calvin Francis, brothers of Simeon Francis, both of whom resided at Athens at this time; Josiah was the more active in politics. ``Hall'' has not been identified.
 Peter G. Cowardin, who was active for the creation of Logan County.
 Allenton was the name of a community no longer in existence in what later became Christian County.
 William F. Thornton, representative from Shelby County.
 William S. Frink, a leading citizen of the Allenton community.
 Salome was Butler's oldest daughter.
 Judge Daniel Stone. See Lincoln's bill for the relief of the circuit clerk, February 6, infra.