Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln. Volume 3.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865.
November 3, 1858

I was at the Champaign Circuit Court at the time of the conviction of Jones, [2] but was not engaged in the case. From what I heard there as well as from the above statement of the Judge and Prossecuting Attorney, I concur in the recommendation that he be pardoned. Your Obt. Servt. A LINCOLN

NOVR. 3. 1858.