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

To Augustus C. French:
Petition for Appointment of William B. Fondey

March 7, 1850

Hon. A. C. French---Governor of Illinois.

Sir. The undersigned your petitioners legal voters of the City of Springfield would respectfully request that your Excellency appoint Wm. B. Fondey as an additional Notary Public for this City. and as in duty bound &c. March 7th 1850 [2]


[1]   DS-P, ISLA. The verso bears the following endorsement: ``You will appoint Mr. Fondey for the City of Springfield/ A C French.''

[2]   Signed by Lincoln and fifty-four others.