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Tuesday, March 8, 1853.+-

Springfield, IL.

Lincoln writes Usher F. Linder of Charleston that he cannot attend Edgar Circuit Court this spring, and suggests Linder handle "a little Ejectment case" for him. "I have been paid a little fee. Now I dislike to keep their money without doing the service; & I also hate to disgorge." Abraham Lincoln to Usher F. Linder, 8 March 1853, CW, 2:191.

Lincoln returns for credit wallpaper bought yesterday. Pratt, Personal Finances, 146.