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

Receipt to Jacob Ruckel [1]

September 28, 1857

Received, Sept. 28. 1857 of Jacob Ruckel three hundred dollars, which is in full of the principal of a note and mortgage I held on the late Daniel E. Ruckel; Mr. Beach [2] to settle the interest due from last christmas.

I have entered satisfaction on the record of the mortgage, and am to hand over the original mortgage and note.



[1]   ADS, IHi. Jacob Ruckel was in the general merchandise business in Springfield. Daniel E. Ruckel was an older brother. See the note drawn for Daniel E. Ruckel, August 15, 1851.

[2]   Richard H. Beach, Springfield merchant, administrator of the estate of Daniel E. Ruckel.