Copy, DLC-RTL. Copy bears Nicolay's endorsement: ``A true copy J. G. N.'' Josiah M. Lucas was a clerk in the Land Office in Washington. He had formerly resided in Jacksonville, Illinois, where he published the Whig paper, Illinoisan, and served one term as recorder of Morgan County.
 Letter not extant.
 Justin Butterfield of Chicago.
 S. Lisle Smith, attorney and prominent Whig of Chicago.