Check of James Wright to Stuart & Lincoln, 6 September 18381
Mr Robert Allen:
Please pay Stuart & Lincoln five dollars, and charge to
James Wright
[endorsement]
Capt[Captain] Ransdell Will pay the above order
R. Allen2
1Abraham Lincoln wrote the address, text, and date.
2This letter of credit was for legal services rendered by Lincoln in drawing up a petition for Wright.
Petition of James Wright to the Sangamon County Commissioners’ Court; Lincoln wrote petition for Wright, Martha L. Benner and Cullom Davis et al., eds., The Law Practice of Abraham Lincoln: Complete Documentary Edition, 2d edition (Springfield: Illinois Historic Preservation Agency, 2009), http://www.lawpracticeofabrahamlincoln.org/Details.aspx?case=141198.

Copy of Handwritten Document Signed, 1 page(s), Abraham Lincoln Association Files, Lincoln Collection, Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum (Springfield, IL)