Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln. Volume 2.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865.
D. A. Smith, Esq Springfield,
Dear Sir: June 17. 1853.

The depositions from New-York arrived this morning. [2] I have not had time to read them; but they are very long & are made by the [n]ine persons whose names follow, towit Jasper Corning, Thomas Denny, Guy Richards, James Boorman, John C. Brigham, John Marsh, Nathaniel Richards, George D. Phelps & William M. Halstead.

I have written to Carlinville, [3] as I promised you. Yours truly