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

To John Loughborough [1]

Surveyor General: Springfield, Ills-
St. Louis, Mo. Oct. 10- 1855

Sir: Will you please send me a statement of each quarter Section, and fractional quarter Section, upon which, by Brown's survey, any Peoria French claim is laid? Your reasonable charge for the same shall be promptly paid. Your Obt. Servt.

A. LINCOLN---

Annotation

[1]   ALS, I-Ar. Lincoln's request was answered October 12, fee $4.00, which was paid October 15. Lincoln probably wanted the data in connection with the suit of Papin v. Hall. See Lincoln to Charles Ballance, July 27, 1855, and note, supra.