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


[1]   ALS, DNA FS RG 59, Appointment Papers. Francis Arenz, a native of Prussia and resident of Beardstown, Illinois, had served as representative in the Illinois House of Representatives 1844-1846. He was appointed as ``bearer of dispatches to Prussia and Austria.''

[2]   The blank was left unfilled in the letter.