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

To Alexander Sympson [1]

Alexr. Sympson, Esq. Springfield,
Dear Sir Aug: 11, 1858

Yours of the 6th. received. If life and health continue, I shall pretty surely be at Augusta on the 25th.

Things look reasonably well. Will tell you more fully when I see you. Yours truly A. LINCOLN

Annotation

[1]   ALS-P, ISLA. Alexander Sympson of Carthage, Illinois, wrote that he had heard Lincoln was to speak at Augusta on August 25, and if so would ``give it all the publicity I can. . . .'' (DLC-RTL).