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


[1]   Hertz, II, 553, as given in Madigan, A Catalogue of Lincolniana (1929), item No. 1. Johnston was a lawyer practicing in Quincy, Illinois. Little is known about his friendship with Lincoln beyond what may be inferred from the letters in which Lincoln sent his literary compositions.

[2]   A copy of William Knox's ``Mortality.'' See letter of April 18, 1846, infra.

[3]   Archibald Williams, leading attorney of Quincy, Illinois.