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


[1]   LS, OCICS. Only the salutation and close are in Lincoln's handwriting. Zophar Case was clerk of the U.S. Circuit Court and newspaper editor at Carlyle, Illinois. The declaration carrying Case's affidavit was filed January 16, 1860, in the U.S. Circuit Court for Southern Illinois.