Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln. Volume 2.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865.
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To Lewis C. Kercheval and Richard J. Hamilton

Gentlemen: Chicago, July 26, 1850.

Your polite note of yesterday, requesting, for publication, a copy of the address on the life and public services of Gen. Taylor, is received; and I comply with the request very cheerfully. Accompanying this, I send you the original manuscript. Your ob't serv't.

Messrs. L. C. Kercheval. A. LINCOLN.

R. J. Hamilton. [2]


[1]   Chicago Daily Journal, July 27, 1850; Chicago Weekly Journal, August 5, 1850.

[2]   Richard J. Hamilton, representing the Common Council, City of Chicago, was a prominent lawyer and Democrat who held various public offices.