Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln. Volume 1.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865.
Page  497

Petition Concerning A. G. Matlock [1]

To Robert E Horner Esq Doorkeeper &c July 8, 1848

We the undersigned members of the House of Reps. do request that A. G. Matlock be retained in his present situation as messenger

July 8th. 1848

Richd. Brodhead W. Nelson N.Y. Wm. A. Newell

J. R. Ingersoll P. W. Tompkins J. Gayle

A. H. Shepperd A. Buckner. W. Hunt

John W. Houston A. Lincoln Wm. T. Haskell

Alexander Evans of Md. John W. Jones Hugh White


[1]   DS, MH. Horner's endorsement on verso reads ``He was retained to the close of the Session.''