Lincoln, Abraham (1809-1865)
Autograph letter signed
Title: to John Stuart, re: Locos & Congressional elections
Written in blue ink. Discussing Illinois and Sangamon county politics, Lincoln says he and some others would like Bat Web (Edwin B. Webb, per Basler) as District Attorney. He concludes by alluding to the "locos" (Democrats) in the upcoming congressional elections.
Basler, Roy P. The Collected Works Of Abraham Lincoln. (New Brunswick, New Jersey: Rutgers University Press, 1953), Vol. I