Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln. Volume 2.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865.

To Thomas Ewing [1]

Hon Thomas Ewing Springfield Sept. 27th. 1849.

I respectfully decline Governorship of Oregon; I am still anxious that, Simeon Frances shall be secretary of that Territory

A. LINCOLN

Annotation

[1]   Copy, DLC-Ewing Papers. Not in Lincoln's hand but presumably in the hand of the operator, this telegram is written on a form of the North American Telegraph Company.