1. Creator/Author:
  2. Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 (52)

Petition of Citizens of Sangamon County

Creator:
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
Collection:
Lincoln Signed Documents
Location:
Sangamon County, Illinois
Date of Original:
1846
Description:
Handwritten petition, 32 cm, prepared by Lincoln. Jacob Yocum had petitioned to build a road from his residence to a mill on the Sangamon River. Lincoln prepared this remonstrance for several citizens in the area opposed to the road. Docketed on reverse, not dated. Petition signed by: Joseph W. Arnold, Wesley Arnold, Benjamin B. Branson, George Burdenick, Stanford Cherry, Oramel Clark, William Crow, Anthony Dohn, William Gambrel, William Hargadine, William Lucas, David Shoemaker, John T. Smith, Isaac Taylor, Peter Wigginton, John Wilson, William Wilson, and others.
Subject:
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865--Career in law; Legal documents; Sangamon County (Ill.)--History
Category:
Manuscripts & Documents
Format of Original:
Manuscript
Item ID:
71200908300021
Holding Institution:
Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, Allen County Public Library, Fort Wayne, Indiana
Digital File ID:
71200908300021
Available for Viewing:
By appointment only
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