JS and , Letter, , Hancock Co., IL, to , , Sangamon Co., IL, 27 Nov. 1843; handwriting of ; dockets in handwriting of and ; one page; JS Collection, CHL.
. November 27. ’43
To the Honorable
The Friends of have suggested the propriety of getting up a petition to sustain him in the office of Circuit Clerk, in this part of the . I am <We are> Confident in saying to you that it is only spending time for nothing, and We have according to the poll Books about 1300 votes, nearlyall of which will sign for Col. for Clerk. and if you desire the names, 1200 shall be forthcoming
We remain Your humble Servants &c
Some time ago I was solicited to sign a recommendation in favor of ’s Moral character. I did so, not intending however to intimate a desire to have him appointed Circuit Clerk as I should very much regrett to hear of a removal of