To D. R. and S. Sandford 
The five dollars within named, received. From Paris  I sent Harding an order for both claims. One of them he wont get; the other, I wish you and he would try to get Yours truly
A LINCOLNPage 313
 ALS, owned by Robert S. Lamon, Chicago, Illinois. This undated letter was written on the back of a letter from the Sandfords, dated at Paris, Illinois, May 16, 1855, enclosing five dollars collected on one of two notes which Lincoln had left with them for collection. The date of receipt at Paris endorsed on Lincoln's letter is June 3, 1855.
 Lincoln sent the order from Danville to Paris. See letter to Harding, May 25, supra.