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

To Thomas J. Turner [1]

To Hon. Thomas J. Turner, Springfield,
Freeport, Illinois. August 15, 1853.

. . . When I served notice on Logan [2] I promised him that if he would name any attorney in the vicinity whom he would wish to be present at the taking of the depositions, I would request you to notify him of the time and place, but he is gone off to the ``World's Fair'' (without having named any. You will perceive Logan filed cross-interrogations; and which I hope may be as fully and fairly answered as our own. . . . Very truly your friend,



[1]   Hertz, II, 619. This partial text is the only source available. The letter seems to refer to the case of Adam Adams, for which see Lincoln to Adams, June 23, 1853, and previous letters to Turner, supra.

[2]   Stephen T. Logan.