James Wiley to Jesse B. Thomas or Abraham Lincoln, 21 January 18461Hon. 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–3Jany. 21. 1846James Wiley
James Wiley– order on Judge Thomas, or MrLincoln–
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).