Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln. Volume 1.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865.
Page  453

To William H. Young [1]

Dear Sir: Washington---Feb. 17, 1848.

Your letter in relation to various claims for bounty lands, has been received, and laid before the Commissioner of Pensions. So soon as he shall examine them and give me an answer, I will write you, enclosing it. Hurra for Gen: Taylor. Yours truly

Wm. H. Young A LINCOLN.


[1]   Copy, ISLA (tracing made from original by the late Herbert W. Fay, Springfield, Illinois). William H. Young, of Mount Pulaski, Illinois, had served in the Fourth Illinois throughout the Mexican War. See also letter of August 28, 1848, infra.