Check of Abraham Lincoln to Self, 24 November 18551
No.Springfield, Nov. 24 1855.
Pay to Self or Bearer,
Thirty Seven x/100 Dollars
In Current Bank Bills.
$ 37–2A. Lincoln
1An unknown person filled in the blanks of this partially printed check and Abraham Lincoln signed it.
2The ledger of the Springfield Marine & Fire Insurance Company records Lincoln’s withdrawal of $37 from his account on this date. Lincoln’s intent for these funds is unknown.
The Lincoln Log: A Daily Chronology of the Life of Abraham Lincoln, 24 November 1855, http://www.thelincolnlog.org/Results.aspx?type=CalendarDay&day=1855-11-24.
Partially Printed Document Signed, 1 page(s), Box 5, Lincoln Collection, Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum (Springfield, IL).