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


[1]   DS, DNA RG 49, Records of the General Land Office. The document also carries the certification of William F. Elkin, J. P. On July 21, 1854, John P. Davies entered the forty acres which Lincoln had designated. For details concerning these land holdings, see Pratt, Personal Finances of Abraham Lincoln, p. 67 ff.