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Lincoln, Abraham [1834], Bill for an Act to Authorize Samuel Musick to Build a Toll Bridge across Salt Creek in Sangamon County (Unpublished MSS) Permission: Illinois State Archives.

Lincoln, Abraham [1834], Bill for an Act to Limit the Jurisdiction of Justices of the Peace (Unpublished MSS) Permission: Illinois State Archives.

Lincoln, Abraham [1834], A Bill for an Act to Locate a State Road from Indiana to Sadorus (Unpublished MSS) Permission: Illinois State Archives .

Warren, Hooper; Munson, William; Munson, Rachel; Reynolds, John [1834], Donation of Land to Rachel Munson, A Former Indian Captive (Unpublished MSS) Permission: Illinois State Archives.

Lincoln, Abraham [1836], A Bill for an Act to Create a New County Called Van Buren North of Sangamon (Unpublished MSS) Permission: Illinois State Archives.

Drake, Benjamin [1855], The Great Indian Chief of the West: or, Life and Adventures of Black Hawk (Cincinnati: H. M. Rulison) Permission: Northern Illinois University.

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