Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln. Volume 2.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865.
[c. November 17, 1852]

[Last sp]ring I commenced a suit in [the case] within mentioned, for the October [term of] the Logan Co. Circuit court; & [when the] term came, behold, the Sheriff had not served the process. I ordered an alias for the next April term. It was all I could do.

A. LINCOLN