Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln. Volume 3.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865.
Zopher Case, Esq Springfield Ills Dec 29 1859

Mr. A Sanders Piatt of Ohio, has engaged us to bring some ejectment suits in the U.S. Court. Some of the land lies in your County & he has refered us to you for what has to be done on the Spot. Herewith is a declaration

The blanks in which you will fill properly, and also fill the blanks in the Notice with a day distant enough---then make a copy of declaration and Notice; Serve it on the Defendant make affidavit of the Sirvice on the declaration and return it by mail to us Yours &c LINCOLN & HERNDON.