Receipt of J. G. Bowman to Aaron Shaw, 8 January 18461
Received of the AUDITOR WARRANT on the TREASURER of the State of Illinois for Sixty two dollars and fifty cents, in full for the salary of of A. Shaw as States atty[attorney] of 4th circt. yr.[Year] ending Decr[December] 31/452J. G. Bowman3Springfield,
1J. G. Bowman filled in the blanks and signed this partially-printed document. Abraham Lincoln signed his own name only.
2In 1845, the Fourth Judicial Circuit of Illinois included thirteen counties in eastern and southeastern Illinois.
“An Act to Regulate the Time of Holding Circuit Courts in the Fourth Judicial Circuit,” 1 March 1843, Laws of Illinois (1843), 133.
Partially Printed Document Signed, 1 page(s), Lincolniana Collection, Illinois State Archives (Springfield, IL).