Friend Vandaveer: Springfield, April 28th. 1844
On the other half of this sheet is a little Bill for a Divorce. I wish you would fill the blank in the proper place, with Taylor's christian name, file the Bill, and issue the subpoena in chancery for the woman immediately.  Yours as ever A. LINCOLN
 ALS-P, ISLA. Vandeveer was clerk of the Christian County Circuit Court.
 Andrew J. Wilson charged his wife Susan with adultery and named Edward Taylor co-respondent. The case was dismissed May 27, 1844, costs ordered assessed against the plaintiff.