Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln. Volume 2.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865.
Hon: R. C. Schenck Springfield Ills,
Dear Sir: June 3. 1849

As between Illinoians, would you not as soon I should be Commissioner of the General Land Office as any other? If so, write me to that effect, at Washington, whither I intend going in a few days. No time to be lost. Your Obt. Servt. A. LINCOLN