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

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[1]   ALS-P, ISLA. Albert Parker wrote from Chenoa, Illinois, that although he was now living in Livingston County, he expected to return to Tazewell County before the election and work for the cause (DLC-RTL).

[2]   According to Parker's letter, Asahel Gridley as agent for the Illinois Central had sold the company's land in Livingston County to settlers, taking their notes payable to himself, and was suing the purchasers, who had no assurance of deeds to their property. Parker asked, ``Cannot the collection of Gridley's notes be staied until the parties get deeds?''