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


[1]   AD, Taper Collection. In Lincoln's handwriting, excepting the signature. The verso bears an attestation of the same date by N. W. Matheny. Ritta Angelica da Silva was a member of a group of Portuguese settlers who came to Springfield in 1849.

[2]   Lincoln's release is written across the left-hand margin.