Hon. Richard Yates
Dr Sir Peoria Dec 14th
Your favor of the 7th inst is received. I had intended to be in Springfield tomorrow but as the weather is so favorable for the business in which I am engaged, I shall be obliged to defer going till Tuesday or Wednesday of next week, if it will just as convenient for you. I would not ask you to write me until you know that you would be otherwise engaged.
Respectfully your Obt Servt
H. G. Hamlin
Hamlin H. G
Peoria Dec 14th 1864
Intended to be in Spfld, today but his business will detain him until Tuesday or Wednesday of next week if convenient for you
Would not ask you to write unless you know you will be otherwise engaged.