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

Annotation

[1]   Illinois Journal, January 26, 1852. The names of sixty-three citizens, including Lincoln's, are appended to the notice. Lincoln was appointed one of a committee of thirteen instructed to extend the invitation. When the meeting reconvened the next day, none of the committee appeared, and a second committee of nine, including Lincoln, was appointed. This committee met on January 29. There are no further references in the Journal.