Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln. Volume 2.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865.
November 29, 1851


The whigs of the State of Illinois are respectfully requested to meet in Convention at SPRINGFIELD, on the FOURTH MONDAY OF DECEMBER NEXT, to take into consideration such action as upon consultation and deliberation may be deemed necessary, proper and effective, for the best interests of the party, and to secure a more thorough organization of the Whig party at an early day. (Signed.) [2]

Abraham Lincoln Isaac Hardy O. H. Browning

J. T. Stuart Horace Miller C. W. Craig

J. C. Conklin[g] E. B. Washburne J. L. Wilson

H. O. Merriman Henry Waterman B. G. Wheeler

Geo W. Meeker Ezra Griffith H. D. Risley

J. O. Norton Samuel Haller Levi Davis

Churchill Coffing Joseph T. Eccles B. S. Edwards

Joseph Gillespie Jas. W. Singleton And many others.