Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln. Volume 2.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865.
[c. November 22, 1852]

I assisted in the defence of J. A. L. Crockett; and, of course, heard and noted the evidence; and I concur generally with the statementPage  162 of Mr. Thornton, above. I think him, most clearly, a proper subject of the Executive Clemency. A. LINCOLN---