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

Annotation

[1]   ADS, Sotheby's Auction 5-13-87. Jesse Gum was a farmer whose land, as surveyed by Lincoln, lay between Petersburg and Tallula, now in Menard County.

[2]   Quercus lyrata, a variety of oak.

[3]   Thomas was Jesse Gum's son, and Jeremiah Davis was Jesse Gum's son-in-law.