Died: 1846-07-31 Saint Louis, Missouri
Flourished: Springfield, Illinois
Walters spent some years as a journeyman printer in Washington City, Delaware. In January 1836, Walters arrived in Vandalia, Illinois. On February 10, 1836, he printed the first number of the Illinois State Register. In the 1836-1837 session of the General Assembly, the
Gravestone, Oak Ridge Cemetery, Springfield, IL; Obituary, Sangamo Journal (Springfield, IL), 6 August 1846, 2:1; Illinois State Register (Springfield), 2 May 1865, 4:2; History of Sangamon County, Illinois (Chicago: Inter-State, 1881), 225-26. Illustration courtesy of the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library, Springfield, IL.