Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln. Volume 2.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865.

Notes Drawn for Nathaniel and John Hay [1]

$453.57 Springfield, June 25- 1855

One year after date we or either of us promise to pay Mrs. Maria L. Bullock four hundred and fiftythree dollars and fiftyseven cents, with interest from date, at the rate of six per cent per annum, until paid, for value received.

NATHANIEL HAY

JOHN HAY

$453.57 Springfield, June 25--- 1855

Two years after date we or either of us promise to pay Mrs. Maria L. Bullock four hundred and fiftythree dollars and fiftyseven cents, with interest from date at the rate of six per cent per annum until paid, for value received.

NATHANIEL HAY

JOHN HAY

Annotation

[1]   AD, RPB. Both notes are in Lincoln's handwriting, except the signatures. They represent the purchase of land owned by Lincoln's client Maria L. Bullock, an aunt of Mrs. Lincoln's at Lexington, Kentucky. See receipts, November 13, 1856, and letter of August 31, 1855, infra.