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


[1]   ALS, Aurora Historical Society, Aurora, Illinois. See Lincoln's letter of November 10, 1854, and note, supra.

[2]   Benjamin S. Edwards.

[3]   The Rock Island cases, concerned with patent infringement, were related to the case of Z. Parker v. Charles Hoyt, alleged infringement of patent on a water wheel, in which Lincoln had represented Hoyt before the U.S. District Court, July 9-24, 1850. Cushman and the several other persons involved in the suits have not been identified.