Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln. Volume 1.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865.

A Toast Volunteered at a Public Dinner at Springfield, Illinois [1]

July 25, 1837

By A. Lincoln, Esq.---All our friends.---They are too numerous to be now named individually, while there is no one of them who is not too dear to be forgotten or neglected.


[1]   Sangamo Journal, July 29, 1837. The dinner was held at Spottswood's Rural Hotel in celebration of the removal to Springfield of the state capital.