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Ford, Thomas , History
of Illinois (S. C. Griggs a Co.) Permission: Northern Illinois University.
Drew, Thomas, compiler , 'Campaign Song' in 'The Campaign of 1856. Fremont Songs for the People. Original and selected.' (Boston: John P. Jewett and Company) Permission: Chicago Historical Society.
State Convention of Colored Citizens of the State of Illinois , Proceedings of the State Convention of Colored Citizens of the State of Illinois, Held in the City of Alton, November 13, 14, and 15th, 1856 (Chicago: Hays a Thompson) Permission: Northern Illinois University.