Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln. Volume 1.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865.

Document Drawn for Crawford B. Dally [1]

[October 30, 1837]

I hereby authorize the clerk of the County Commissioner's Court of Sangamon County to issue a license authorizing any legally qualified person to marry Edward H. Tyler [2] to my daughter Hester Ann Dally. [3]

Oct 30 1837 CRAWFORD B DALLY

Attest

A. Lincoln

Annotation

[1]   ADS, Private Collection, photocopy IHi. Crawford Dally was born about 1795 in Pennsylvania, moving to Sangamon County, Illinois in the spring of 1835.

[2]   Tyler was one of three husbands to Hester.

[3]   Hester Ann Dally was one of five children of Crawford and Susan Sanders Dally.