Abraham Lincoln to Henry E. Dummer, 2 January 18441Springfield, Jany 2. 1844Friend Dummer:
In reply to yours of the 14th ult.2 I say that if you can get a clear title to the 40 acres of land, together with costs, and a reasonable fee to yourself, I reckon you had better do it– Have the deed made to me–Yours as ever–A. Lincoln
<Page 2>SPRINGFIELD [Ill.]
PAIDH. E. Dummer Esqr[Esquire]BeardstownIllinois–
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Autograph Letter Signed, 2 page(s), Lincoln Collection, Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum (Springfield, IL).