Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln. Volume 1.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865.
Page  154

To William Doughty [1]

Mr. Doughty Springfield Nov. 2nd. 1839

I understand my coat was left in your possession. Will you please get a yard or so of coarse domestic (for which I will pay you the first time I see you) and fold the coat in it and tie the card herein enclosed upon it, and hand the bundle to the Stage driver on his trip towards Springfield?

You will verry much oblige me by doing so. Your friend

A. LINCOLN

Annotation

[1]   ALS, owned by Edward Wallar Campbell. Major Doughty, a veteran of the War of 1812, was proprietor of the Franklin Tavern in Tremont, Illinois. Lincoln had attended court in Tremont September 23-27.