Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln. Volume 2.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865.
May 10, 1856

TO THE CITIZENS OF SANGAMON CCOUNTY.

The undersigned, citizens of Sangamon county, who are opposed to the Repeal of the Missouri Compromise, and who are opposed to the present Administration, and who are in favor of restoring the administration of the General Government to the Policy of Washington and Jefferson, would suggest the propriety of a County Convention, to be held in the City of Springfield, on SATURDAY, the TWENTY-FOURTH day of MAY, 1856, to appoint Delegates to the Bloomington Convention.