Envelope of Abraham Lincoln to Josiah B. Herrick, [2 June 1849]1
JUN[June] [?]
A Lincoln M C–[Member of Congress]
Dr J. B. HerrickVandaliaIlls.[Illinois]
1Abraham Lincoln wrote “Free” and signed his name. He also wrote “M C” and the return address. This envelope most likely enclosed Lincoln’s letter to Josiah B. Herrick pertaining to Lincoln’s efforts to become commissioner of the U.S. General Land Office. See the General Land Office Affair.

Handwritten Document Signed, 1 page(s), Box 3, Lincoln Collection, Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum (Springfield, IL).