Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln. Volume 2.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865.
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Notice of Meeting of Commissioners of the Springfield and Terre Haute Railroad [1]

July 9, 1852


NOTICE is hereby given, that a meeting of the Commissioners appointed in the ``act approved June 22d, 1852, for the location of the Springfield and Terre Haute Railroad,'' will be held at the Courthouse, in Charleston, Coles county, Illinois, on the eighteenth day of August next, (1852) for the purpose of organizing and opening Books for the subscription of stock, as required by said act. At which meeting it is hoped a full board of said Commissioners will be present.

Marshall. July 9th. 1852.


[1]   Illinois Journal, July 9, 10, 12, 1852. Thirty-eight names including Lincoln's are appended to the notice. Lincoln was one of the incorporators of this railroad.