Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln. Volume 2.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865.
H. E. Dummer, Esq Springfield,
My dear Sir Feb. 7. 1858

The Court affirmed our county-bond & Railroad case. [2] I presented your brief, but pointed a[r]gument to the court; to which I subjoined as good a one of my own as I could; but, as it has resulted, all to no purpose. As yet no opinion is filed; so that we doPage  433 not know whether it is decided on the merits, or on some colateral point. Yours as ever A. LINCOLN