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

To Daniel A. Cheever [1]

D. A. Cheever, Esq Springfield,
My dear Sir. July 25- 1858

On reaching home last evening I found yours of the 20th. It is my purpose to visit Tazewell before long; but I can not yet tell when. When I can determine, I will write you again. In the mean time let the friends be fixing things up as well as they can. Yours very truly A. LINCOLN

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[1]   ALS, owned by Rosenbach Museum. The top of the page bears Cheever's notation: ``Ansd. Aug. 3d. 1858.'' The bottom of the page bears a note by Cheever's son, Washington Irving Cheever, that ``The above letter was written to Dr. D. A. Cheever at the time he figured in politics in Tazewell Co. . . .''