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

Petition to the County Commissioners' Court Concerning a Road from Petersburg to Beardstown [1]

February 4, 1833

To the Honorable the County Commissioners Court of Sangamon County the undersigned Citizens of Petersburg and its Vicinity Respectfully Requests your Honors to grant a Review of a Road to commence at Petersburg and Run in a direction to beardstown to Morgan County Line and appoint th[r]ee suitable persons to Lay out and Mark said Road and your petitioners as in Duty bound will Ever Pray &c---

February 4 1833.


[1]   DS, IHi. The petition was drawn by Bowling Green and carries fifty-eight signatures, including Lincoln's.