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

Inscription in the Autograph Album of Henry B. Rankin [1]

To-day, Feb. 23 1858, the owner honored me with the privilege of writing the first name in this book. A. LINCOLN---

Annotation

[1]   ADS, owned by Mrs. Clayton Barber, Springfield, Illinois. Following Lincoln's inscription appears one by Herndon. Henry B. Rankin studied for a brief period in the Lincoln & Herndon office.