Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln. Volume 2.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865.

To Isaac Onstott [1]

Dear Isaac: Springfield, Oct. 14. 1849

I have but a moment to say your letter is received; and that when a Petition comes to me in relation to your Post-Master it shall be attended to at once. Give my respects to your father and mother, and believe me ever: Your friend A. LINCOLN

Annotation

[1]   ALS, owned by John Onstott, Petersburg, Illinois. Isaac Onstott was the son of Lincoln's old friend Henry Onstott, the village cooper at New Salem. Isaac was interested in the postmastership at Havana, Illinois.