Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln. Volume 2.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865.
W. H. Hanna, Esq. Springfield,
My dear Sir: July 15, 1858

Reaching home yesterday evening I found your letter of the 13th. No accident preventing, I will be with you Friday afternoon and evening. I do not know that there will be any opening for me, but I shall try to be on the grounds to take the chances. Your friend, as ever A. LINCOLN