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


[1]   AD, I-Ar. This petition in Lincoln's handwriting bears twenty-seven signatures of citizens of Vermilion County, including the prosecuting attorneys O. L. Davis and Ward H. Lamon. Judge David Davis as well as Lincoln wrote out an endorsement. Davis' endorsement is dated November 7, at Danville. Lincoln apparently carried the petition to Springfield personally, and then added his own endorsement on November 10.