Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln. Volume 1.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865.

Petition to County Commissioners [1]

February 25, 1834

To the county commissioners court for the county of Sangamon at its March term 1834---

We the undersigned respectfully request your honorable body to appoint viewers to view and locate a road from Musick's ferry on Salt creek via New Salem to the county line in the direction of Jacksonville

Feb. 25th. 1834

Annotation

[1]   ADS, IHi. This petition drawn by Lincoln contains eighty-eight names, including Lincoln's; the last twelve names are also in his handwriting.