Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln. Volume 3.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865.

To William McNeely [1]

Wm. McNeely, Esq Springfield,
Novr. 30. 1858

Dear Sir

Your letter requesting me to attend to a certain case for you when it shall reach the Supreme Court is received. I will attend to it. Yours truly A. LINCOLN---

Annotation

[1]   ALS, owned by H. T. Morgan, Peoria, Illinois. McNeely wrote from Petersburg, Illinois, November 6, 1858, that his claim as administrator of an estate against the Tonica and Petersburg Railroad, allowed by the probate court, had been reversed by the circuit court (DLC-RTL). Lincoln is not named as attorney in the Supreme Court report of Tonica & Petersburg Railroad v. William McNeely.