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


[1]   ALS, Theodore Roasevelt Assoc. Oyster Bay, NY

[2]   William L. May, Democrat.

[3]   Jesse Kilgore Dubois, state representative from Lawrence County.

[4]   Simeon Francis, editor.

[5]   J. H. Johnson, partner of Caleb Birchall.

[6]   John Armstrong.

[7]   William Fagan, a Kentuckian who settled on a farm near Springfield in 1831, and his two sons, John, who was Lincoln's age, and George, who was a few years younger. Probably Lincoln refers to the defense by Stuart & Lincoln which brought about the acquittal of Henry B. Truett for the murder of Dr. Jacob M. Early on March 7, 1838.

[8]   Salisbury, Illinois.

[9]   Thomas J. Scroggin.

[10]   Joseph Smith, the founder of Mormonism.

[11]   Evan T. Butler, deputy circuit clerk, Sangamon County.