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


[1]   ALS, IHi. James Steele and Charles Summers were law partners at Paris, Illinois.

[2]   Lincoln was bringing suit against the Illinois Central for his $5,000 fee for defending the railroad in the McLean County tax case. His services were not, however, discontinued, and when the case of Morrison v. the Illinois Central, involving the right of the railroad to restrict its liability as a common carrier, reached the Supreme Court, Lincoln and Orlando B. Ficklin won the case for the Illinois Central.