107-2-42 & 41
Representative Lincoln gives a toast
Representative Abraham Lincoln and friends drink a toast for the
successful effort of the Long Nine legislators for moving the State
Capitol from Vandalia to Springfield. The celebration was at Colonel
G. W. Spottswood's rural hotel on July 15, 1837. Elijah Iles, Edward
D. Baker, Orville H. Browning, Stephen A. Douglass, Jesse B. Thomas
and Stephen T. Logan are in this ink and wash. Colonel Matthew Rogers
was also listed in this ink and wash, but he was not there.
corrected the picture to include Representative Robert L. Wilson.
Also, Arch G. Herndon was there. Ostendorf added a beard on the
Colonel Matthew Rogers image, and created Robert L. Wilson.