Office of the
Clerk of the Superior Court of Chicago.
Chicago, August 21st. 1862
Hon. Richd Yates
Dear Sir! The bearer Dr. Lachman of Sauk City, Wisc., is a gentleman and a scholar and is in every way a Patriot. He has a son in Thieleman's Company of Dragoons, recruited in this City, whom he wishes to see transferred to one of the new Wisconsin Regiments now in process of formation.
If you can comply with the wish of Dr. Lachman you will very much oblige
Your friend + obt servt
Casper Butz Esq
Chicago Aug 21/62
Introducing Dr Lachman who desires his son in Thielmans Dragoons recruited in Chicago, to be transferred to one of the new Wisconsin Regiments.