Facsimile, Lincoln's Claim on Licking River From the Field Book of Daniel Boone, December 11, 1782
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This is a facsimile of Lincoln's claim on the Licking River as taken from Daniel Boone's field book. The record states that "Abraham Lincoln enters 500 acres of land on a treasury warrant no. 5994 beginning [sic] opposite Charles Yancey's upper Line on the South Side of the River running [sic] South 200 polses then up the River for Sanity. 11th December 1782 Daniel Boone." The caption beneath the facsimile reads "Fac-Simile from the Field-Book of Daniel Boone. This record of the Lincoln Claim on Licking River is from the original in possession of Lyman C. Draper, Madison, Wis." The facsimile appears on page 12 of volume one of Abraham Lincoln : A History by John G. Nicolay and John Hay.
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Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana, Nicolay and Hay’s Abraham Lincoln, Volume 1, page 12
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E457 .N653 2011 V.1, page 12, Original Documents and Original photographs in Nicolay and Hay’s Abraham Lincoln , Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana, Mississippi State University Libraries