Letter from Abraham Lincoln to Solomon Lincoln about His Lineage

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Title

Letter from Abraham Lincoln to Solomon Lincoln about His Lineage

Description

This is a photocopy of a letter written from Abraham Lincoln to Solomon Lincoln on March 6, 1848. In the letter Abraham discusses the history of his family, including the movements of his father and grandfather. He states that unfortunately he has very little information for his family before the time of his grandfather. Solomon eventually determined that Abraham descended from Hingham founder Samuel Lincoln (d. 1690).

Subject

Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
Lincoln, Solomon 1804-1881
Families
Genealogies
Christianity
Lincoln, Thomas
Mr. Hale

Creator

Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865

Publisher

Hingham Public Library

Date Created

1848 March 6

Rights

No known copyright restrictions.

Access Rights

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Format

JPEG

Extent

3.06 MB

Language

English

Type

Correspondence

Spatial Coverage

Hardin County (Ky.)
Rockingham County (Va.)
Pennsylvania
Washington (D.C.)

Temporal Coverage

1782-1848

Citation

Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865, “Letter from Abraham Lincoln to Solomon Lincoln about His Lineage,” Hingham Public Library Local History & Special Collections, accessed August 17, 2022, https://hinghampubliclibrary.omeka.net/items/show/291.