Richard M. Young to Abraham Lincoln1General Land office
February 21st 1848.Sir.
I have the honor to transmit to you, herewith, Springfield, Mo Patent No 6792, in favor of John W. Stringfield, for the East 1/2 of the North West 1/4 of section 32, in Township 29, of Range 28, West, being the patent referred to in my letter to you of the 19th ulto–2
Be pleased to acknowledge the receipt of the patent and cause the Receiver's Receipt to be surrendered to this office–I am Sir,
Yr[Your], obt[Obedient], ServantRichard M Young
Commissioner.Hon: A. LincolnHouse of Reps
Abraham LincolnNoah W. MathenyDear Noah:
Please forward the Receivers receipt to Judge Young as commissioner–A Lincoln
1Richard M. Young signed this letter. The original letter has not been located. Abraham Lincoln wrote and signed the endorsement at the bottom of the letter and addressed the envelope.
Copy of Handwritten Letter Signed, 2 page(s), Abraham Lincoln Association Files, Lincoln Collection, Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum (Springfield, IL).