Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln. Volume 1.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865.
May 1, 1843

Resolved, That this convention, as individuals, recommend E. D. Baker as a suitable person to be voted for by the whigs of this district, for Representative to Congress, at the election in 1844, subject to the decision of a District Convention, should the whigs of the district think proper to hold one.