Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln. Volume 3.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865.
Haden Keeling Esq Springfield March 3, 1859

Dear Sir Yours of Feb. 28th. 1859 is received. I do not think there is the least use of doing any more with the law suit. I not only do not think you are sure to gain it, but I do think you are sure to lose it. Therefore the sooner it ends the better. Yours truly

A. LINCOLN