Abraham Lincoln to Henry E. Dummer, 28 March 18531
Dear Dummer.
Inclosed please find three dollars– the smallest sum I could send by mail for the $2–50 you Kindly advanced for me; which please accept, together with my thanks, and offer to reciprocate when occasion presents–2
Your friend as everA. Lincoln
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[ docketing ]
A Lincoln
March 28. 18533
1Abraham Lincoln wrote and signed this letter.
2No additional correspondence between Lincoln and Henry E. Dummer related to this loan has been located. It is unclear, therefore, when and why Dummer loaned Lincoln the $2.50 that Lincoln repaid with the $3.00 he enclosed in this letter.
3An unknown person wrote this docketing.

Autograph Letter Signed, 2 page(s), Box 4, Lincoln Collection, Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum (Springfield, IL).