Survey of Huron, Illinois, 21 May 18361
[certification]
05/21/1836
I hereby certify that the annexed is a correct map of the town of Huron: and that the requisites of the statute, in such cases made ande and provided, have been complied with.
A. Lincoln
for Thomas M. Neale
Surveyor of Sangamon county.
Explanation.
Width of Streets 70 feet
Do[Ditto] " Alleys 16 "
Depth of Lots 112 "
Front " " 60 "
Stone at the S. W[Southwest] corner of the Public Square
Scale of the map 200 feet to the inch
Map in Lincoln’s hand.
MAP OF HURON.

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Recorded Town Plot of Huron
[certification]
07/30/1836
State of Illinois } ss[scilicet]
Sangamon County
I, Benjamin Talbott Recorder in and for the County aforesaid do hereby Certify that the within Town Plot of Huron is Recorded in my office in Book J & Pages 321 & 322—
Benjamin Talbott R[Recorder] S. C
[endorsement]
07/06/1836
State of Illinois } SS
Sangamon County
Know all men by these presents that we James Adams[,] William Carpenter David Prickett Norman & C B Francis. John F Rague George Miller E D Baker Josephus Hewitt[,] Simeon Francis Ninian Edwards Samuel Morris & Gershom Jayne: Proprietors of the Town of Huron, Situate on the Sangamon River County & State aforesaid. do hereby acknowledge the Same as designated. Platted. numbered & laid out. & Exhibited by the within Map or Platt as our voluntary act & Deed for the Purpose of a Town with the Lots— Blocks— Streets and Alleys— with their respective dimensions and the Publick Square in the same and hereby quit claim all exclusive Right in & to the Streets. Alleys & Publick Square to the use of the Publick. In Testimony whereof we have hereunto set our hands & Seals this 6th day of July 1836

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Gershom Jayne
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Josephus Hewett
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Ninian W. Edwards
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Wm Carpenter
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Simeon Francis
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David Prickett
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Samuel Morris
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E D Baker
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J. Adams
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John. F. Rague
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Chas B Francis—
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[endorsement]
07/06/1836
State of Illinois } SS
Sangamon County
Be it Remembered that on the day of the date hereof came personally before the under signed a Justice of the Peace in & for said County James Adams William Carpenter, David Prickett, Norman & C B Francis, John F Rague, George Miller, E D Baker. Josephus Hewitt. Simeon Francis. Ninian Edwards. Samuel Morris & Gershom Jayne Proprietors of the Town of Huron— & known by said Justice to be the same persons whose names are Subscribed to the foregoing DEED of Recognition of Said Town & who then Severally acknowledged that they executed the Same together with said Platt & Specification of Said Town as by the within Exhibit is expressed. Given under my hand & Seal this 6th day of July. AD 1836
Thomas Moffett Jus[Justice] Peace
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1Abraham Lincoln authored the entirety of the text on page one except for the street names on the map, which is not transcribed here. Talbott authored and signed his certification on page two; Thomas Moffett wrote the remaining two certifications.

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