Survey for the Sangamon County Commissioners' Court, 2 June 18361
survey mapTo the Honourable County commissioner's court for the county of Sangamon
The undersigned, having been appointed to view and locate a road from the county line near Watkins mill via Miller's ferry to the county line in the direction of Pekin, report: that they have made the location and recommend the opening of said road. The above is a Plat of said road.2
Robert CownoverWm G. JeterA. LincolnMake us an allowance for one day and a half each.

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Road from Watkins Mill to Peakin
Viewer Report
File June Term 1836
1Abraham Lincoln authored the entirety of the text on page one, including the signatures of Robert Cownover and William G. Jeter. Page one also includes a survey map in Lincoln’s handwriting, not transcribed here.
2Sometime between June and September, Lincoln authored a petition recommending that the Sangamon County Commissioners’ Court relocate part of this road.

Autograph Document Signed, 2 page(s), Lincoln Collection, Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum (Springfield, IL).