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

Annotation

[1]   Facsimile in Sale Catalog, Paul Richards Autograph Catalogue 84 (April 1978): 12-13. With filing note ``Answered July 18, 1849'' in Ewing's hand. Reply not found.

[2]   Justin Butterfield was a leading jurist from Chicago.

[3]   Richard Wigginton Thompson and Elisha Embree served as Representatives from Indiana in the Thirtieth Congress (March 4, 1847-March 3, 1849) with Lincoln.

[4]   Caffee and Anderson were probably clerks in the Interior Department.

[5]   Jacob Collamer served as a judge to the superior court in Vermont before being elected as a U.S. Representative (March 4, 1843-March 3, 1849).

[6]   The word ``evening'' deleted and the word ``afternoon'' written above it.