Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln. Volume 2.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865.
J. W. Brackett, Esq. Springfield,
Dear Sir: Novr. 27- 1857

Yours of the 7th. was received in due course. I have been to the Land Office two or three times about it, and, for the last time, this morning. The Register will not receive and file the pre-emption proofs as you desire. He conceives it to be his duty to refuse. Yours &c A. LINCOLN