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

To Mrs. Catharine Nance [1]

Mrs. Catharine Nance Springfield,
Dear Madam: July 21. 1852

This morning I received an affidavit of yours, inclosed with a letter of L. B. Wynne, [2] for the purpose of getting a Patent from the Land Office. Herewith is the Patent. Please accept my respects.

Yours truly A. LINCOLN---


[1]   ALS, owned by Mrs. Fern Nance Pond, Petersburg, Illinois. Mrs. Catharine Nance was the widow of Thomas J. Nance.

[2]   Lewis B. Wynne of Petersburg, Illinois.