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


[1]   ADS, DLC-RTL.

[2]   See facsimile on facing page, which shows the portion of the road in the area near New Salem. Lincoln notes the ``Whole length of the road'' as being ``26 miles & 70 chains.''

[3]   Endorsement in pencil on the report, not in Lincoln's hand:

A. Lincoln 5 days at $3.00 $15.00

John A. Kelsoe chain bearer for 5 dys at 75 cts $3.75

Robert Loyed $3.75

Hugh Armstrong for services as axeman 5 dys at 75 cts. 3.75

A. Lincoln for making plat & report $2.50

Portion of a Map of the Road from Musick's Ferry, June 2, 1834

Robert Todd Lincoln Collection, Library of Congress

Map of South Boundary Line of Section 24---Township 17, November 4, 1834

Illinois State Historical Library