Edward D. Baker to Abraham Lincoln, 18 May 18501
Hon A Lincoln
Judge Young and General Shields have signed a note with me for $500. This is an order to you to pay that amount out of My Moffett notes and mortgage at the request of either of them and it is intended as a specific lien on them for that amount
E D Baker

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Hon. E. D. Baker's order to A. Lincoln of Springfield– Ills for $500– May 18. 1850.
1Edward D. Baker wrote and signed this letter.

Autograph Letter Signed, 2 page(s), Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, Allen County Public Library (Ft. Wayne, IN).