Check of Abraham Lincoln to William H. Herndon, 28 September 18571
NoSpringfieldSept 28. 1857.
Pay to W. H. Herndon or Bearer
Twentythree /100 Dollars,
IN CURRENT BANK NOTES.A. Lincoln
Richards & Smith, printers.
2It is unknown for what Lincoln was making this payment to William H. Herndon.
Lincoln paid debt to Herndon, 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=141365.
Partially Printed Document Signed, 1 page(s), Box 5, Lincoln Collection, Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum (Springfield, IL).