Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln. Volume 1.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865.
[April 13, 1839]

The undersigned would respectfully recommend to the Governor of this State the appointment of JOSEPH DUNCAN, who is well known to have ever been an ardent and efficient friend of the Illinois and Michigan Canal, as a suitable and qualified person to negotiate the sale of the State Bonds authorised to be sold for the purpose of constructing the Illinois and Michigan Canal.