[1865 — 66]
Says Lincoln surveyed and laid off Petersburg — Huron and New Boston on the Miss. in the North West part of Illinois.
Huntington Library: LN2408, 2:172
'Elijah Iles (William H. Herndon Interview)' in 'Herndon's Informants: Letters, Interviews, and Statements About Abraham Lincoln'
Wilson, Douglas L., ed.Davis, Rodney O., ed.Iles, Elijah
University of Illinois Press