James Wiley to Jesse B. Thomas or Abraham Lincoln, 21 January 18461
Hon. Jesse. B Thomas, or A Lincoln Esqr[Esquire]–
Will please to deliver to D Davis Esqr. the mortgage agt[against] Levi Knott, which I left with Judge Thomas2 for collection–3
James Wiley

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James Wiley– order on Judge Thomas, or MrLincoln–
1James Wiley wrote and signed the letter. David Davis authored the docketing on the back page.
2“Judge” written over “hi”.
3Davis and Wiley both lived in McLean County, Illinois, which may be why Davis was tasked with delivering the document to Wiley.

Handwritten Letter Signed, 2 page(s), David Davis Family Papers, Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum (Springfield, IL).