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

To Gustave P. Koerner [1]

Hon: G. P. Koerner. Springfield, Feb. 18. 1856

My dear Sir: You left here sooner than I expected; else I should have asked you on what terms you settled your fee in the case, in connection with which we met at Carlinville last fall. I think you said you had no objection to tell me. If you have not, please write me at once, as I wish to regulate my claim somewhat by yours. Very truly Yours, A. LINCOLN---


[1]   ALS, MoSHi. Gustave P. Koerner was an attorney at Belleville, Illinois, associated with Lincoln in trying the case of Clark & Morrison v. Page & Bacon on September 6, 1855. Lyman Trumbull and Koerner represented the complainants, Lincoln and William H. Underwood of Belleville the defendants.