Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln. Volume 3.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865.
September 3, 1859

We, the undersigned, proprietors of lots in Hutchinsons Cemetery, in the City of Springfield, Illinois, constitute and appoint John Hutchinson our agent to take charge, and general superintendence of said Cemetery, until February 1st. 1861---which agent is assured any expenses which he, in his discretion, may incur, in such superintendence, we bind ourselves to pay. Sept. 3, 1859

A. Lincoln Absalom Kalb J. G. Loose

Thos. Moffett George Leggott D. Sherman

E. B. Hawley Isaac A. Hawley James C Conkling

Asahel Stone Phinias H. Conant Sanford Bell

J. H. Kent Willard & Zimmerman J. A. Hough

Isaac Lindsay J. Bunn D. Wickersham

Francis Springer