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

Receipt for H. C. Gibson's Pockets [1]

We have found in H C Gibsons Pokets ten dollars and fifteen cts in cash JOHN ALLEN
Jan 25th. 1846 A. LINCOLN

Annotation

[1]   DS, owned by J. Colby Beekman, Petersburg, Illinois. Lincoln was campaigning in Petersburg on this date. John Allen was a physician of Petersburg, who attended H. C. Gibson, a citizen of Aurora, Illinois, who died in Petersburg while traveling (Sangamo Journal, January 29, 1846).