Personal Finances of Abraham Lincoln
Pratt, Harry E.
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Auditor's Records. Warrant ledgers and receipt books in the office of Auditor of Public Ac|counts, Springfield, Ill. Some of the pay rolls and all of Lincoln's legislative salary war|rants are on file.

Corneau & Diller Drug Store, Springfield, Ill. Two volumes of the Day Books, 1855-1861, containing purchases made by the Lincolns are in the Illinois State Historical Library.

County Commissioners' Record of Sangamon County, Ill. Volumes A, B, and C are in the Illinois State Historical Library. Volumes D and E and the files are in the office of the County Clerk, Springfield, Ill.

Davis manuscripts. Private memoranda of Justice David Davis of the administration of the estate of President Lincoln, and of the guardianship of Thomas (Tad) Lincoln. Original manuscripts now owned by the heirs of Justice Davis, Bloomington, Ill.

Fee Book of Stuart & Lincoln. This book covering 1837-1840, is owned by Mrs. Edna Orendorff Macpherson, Springfield, Ill.

Fee Book of Lincoln & Herndon. This book covering 1845-1847, is in the Illinois State His|torical Library.

General Accounting Office files, Washington, D. C. The Executive Mansion bills of Lincoln's administration are on file.

Herndon manuscripts. Three large copy books of material collected by Wm. H. Herndon. These volumes, with some unbound letters, now in the Henry E. Huntington Library, San Marino, Cal., were sold to Ward H. Lamon in 1869.

Irwin, Robert, & Co., Account Book and Letter Book, 1839-1849. These volumes are in the Springfield Marine Bank. A typed copy of the Letter Book is in the files of the Abraham Lincoln Association, Springfield, Ill.

Lincoln. Administration papers of the estate of Abraham, Mary and Thomas Lincoln are in the Illinois State Historical Library.

Moore Copy Book, Vol. 12. This is one of ninety-two copy books of correspondence, kept by Clifton H. Moore, and now owned by the Moore-Warner estate, Clinton, Ill.

Photo. A photostatic copy in the files of the Abraham Lincoln Association, Springfield, Ill. Smith, Clark M. & S., Ledger for 1858, and Day Book for 1859, containing Lincoln's account are owned by B. H. Luers Sons shoe store, Springfield, Ill.

Trumbull manuscripts. Correspondence of Lyman Trumbull in the Library of Congress. United States Treasury income tax records of the refund to the Lincoln estate. Williams, John, & Co., Invoice Book and Day Books. The pages giving Offut's account have been cut out, leaving only a marginal notation. These volumes are in the Illinois State Historical Library.


Abraham Lincoln as Attorney for the Illinois Central Railroad (Chicago, 1905)

Angle, Paul M., "Lincoln in the United States Court 1855-1860," Bulletin No. 8, Sept. 1927, Lincoln Centennial Association (Springfield, Ill.)

—"Lincoln's Land Holdings and Investments," Bulletin Nos. 16 and 17, Sept. and Dec. 1929, Abraham Lincoln Association (Springfield, Ill.)

New Letters and Papers of Lincoln (Boston and New York, 1930).

Page  188The Marine Bank: The Story of the Oldest Bank in Illinois (Springfield, Ill., 1931)

Lincoln, 1854-1861: Being the Day-by-Day Activities of Abraham Lincoln from January 1, 1854 to March 4, 1861 (Springfield, Ill. 1933)

"Here I Have Lived": A History of Lincoln's Springfield 1821-1865 (Springfield, Ill., 1935) Barrett, Roger W., A Strange Affair (Peoria, 1933)

Carpenter, Francis B., Inner Life of Abraham Lincoln (New York, 1869)

Harlan, E. R., "Lincoln's Iowa Lands," Annals of Iowa, April, 1927, pp. 621-623 (Iowa City, Iowa, 1927)

Helm, Katherine, Mary, Wife of Lincoln (New York and London, 1928)

Herndon, William H., and Jesse W. Weik, Herndon's Life of Lincoln. Introduction and Notes by Paul M. Angle (New York, 1930)

Hertz, Emanuel, Abraham Lincoln: A New Portrait (New York, 1931)

The Hidden Lincoln: From the Letters and Papers of William H. Herndon (New York, 1938)

Howells, William Dean, Life of Abraham Lincoln (Springfield, 1938)

McMurtry, R. Gerald, Kentucky Lincolns on Mill Creek (Harrogate, Tenn., 1939)

Nicolay, John G., and John Hay, Complete Works of Abraham Lincoln, 12 vols. (New York, 1906)

Pratt, Harry E., "David Davis 1815-1886," Transactions, Illinois State Historical Society, 1930, pp. 157-183 (Springfield, Ill., 1930)

—"Administration of the Estate of Abraham Lincoln," Bulletin No. 45, Dec. 1936, Abra|ham Lincoln Association (Springfield, Ill.)

—"Lincoln's Savings From His Salary as President of the United States," Bulletin No. 52 June, 1938, Abraham Lincoln Association (Springfield, Ill.)

—"Lincoln's Memorandum of His Savings," Bulletin No. 53, Sept. 1938, Abraham Lin|coln Association (Springfield, Ill.)

—"In Defense of Mr. Justice Browne," Bulletin No. 56, June, 1939, Abraham Lincoln Association (Springfield, Ill.)

Lincoln, 1840-1846: Being the Day-by-Day Activities of Abraham Lincoln from January 1, 1840 to December 31, 1846 (Springfield, Ill., 1939)

Lincoln, 1809-1839: Being the Day-by-Day Activities of Abraham Lincoln from February 12, 1809 to December 31, 1839 (Springfield, Ill., 1941)

Reep, Thomas P., Lincoln at New Salem (Petersburg, Ill., 1927)

Register of all Officers and Agents, Civil, Military and Naval in the Service of the United States (Wash|ington, D. C., 1831, 1833, 1835 and 1837)

Rice, Allen T., Reminiscences of Abraham Lincoln By Distinguished Men of His Time (New York, 1886)

Stringer, Lawrence B., History of Logan County, Illinois (Chicago, 1911)

Tarbell, Ida M., Early Life of Abraham Lincoln (New York, 1896)

—"Abraham Lincoln's Money Sense," American Magazine, Sept. 1923.

Thomas, Benjamin P., "Lincoln the Postmaster," Bulletin No. 31, June, 1933, Abraham Lin|coln Association (Springfield, Ill.)

Lincoln's New Salem (Springfield, Ill., 1934)

Lincoln, 1847-1853: Being the Day-by-Day Activities of Abraham Lincoln from January 1, 1847 to December 31, 1853 (Springfield, Ill., 1936)

Townsend, William H., Abraham Lincoln, Defendant (Boston, 1923)

Lincoln The Litigant (Boston, 1925)

Lincoln and His Wife's Home Town (Indianapolis, Ind., 1929)

Tracy, Gilbert A., Uncollected Letters of Abraham Lincoln (Boston, 1917)

Ward, William H., ed., Abraham Lincoln (New York, 1895)

Warren, Louis A., Lincoln's Parentage and Childhood (New York, 1926)

Weik, Jesse W., The Real Lincoln (Boston and New York, 1922)

Whitney, Henry C., Life on the Circuit With Lincoln. Introduction and Notes by Paul M. Angle (Caldwell, Idaho, 1940)