ALS, MH.
 Dr. Anson G. Henry who was then a resident of Pekin, Illinois; the communication favoring Lincoln was signed ``A Whig,'' and appeared in the Tazewell Whig, December 27, 1845.
 ``A whig of Menard county, speaking on behalf of himself and others, expresses a wish, that the Convention for the nomination of a Whig candidate for Congress in this District, be held at Petersburgh. We know no reason why it should not; and if others are agreed, so are we.'' Sangamo Journal, January 1, 1846.
 Reverend William Davenport, minister of the Christian Church.Page 355
 Peter H. Willard, prominent merchant at Metamora, Illinois.
 Matthew Bracken, of Walnut Grove.
 John J. Perry.
 Daniel Travis.
 Dr. John Hazard.
 Henry J. and Robert M. Clark.
 Dr. Robert Boal.
 Gazette, edited by Sylvester Emmons.
 Delavan and Tremont are in Tazewell County.