Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln. Volume 2.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865.

To John M. Clayton [1]

Hon: J. M. Clayton. Springfield, Ills.
Secretary of State Novr. 25 1849

Dear Sir Allow me to introduce our friend, Dr. A. G. Henry of this place. I solicit for him your kindness and confidence; and this

Page  69I do, not cerimoniously merely, but in all sincerety. You may perhaps remember his name, as that of the first person in whose behalf I made an appeal to you immediately after the inaugeration of Genl. Taylor. Your Obt. Servt. A. LINCOLN


[1]   ALS, IHi. See Lincoln to Clayton, March 8, supra.