Receipt for Arms
BEARDSTOWN, April 28, 1832.
Special Order (No.--).
The Brigade Inspector, having inspected Captain Abraham Lincoln's Company and mustered them into service, reports that thirty guns are wanting to arm the Company completely. Quartermaster-General Edwards will furnish the Captain with that number of arms, if to be had in his department.
JOHN J. HARDIN, Brig. Major.
By order of
BRIGADIER-GENERAL SAMUEL WHITESIDE,
Commanding B. M. V. Illinois.
Received April 28, 1832, for the use of the
10Sangamon County company under my command, thirty muskets, bayonets, screws, and wipers, which I oblige myself to return upon demand.
A. LINCOLN, Captain.