Receipt for 1844 City of Springfield Taxes, September 18441
CITY OF SPRINGFIELD,Sep1844.
Received of A. Lincoln Six56/100 Dollars, in full for his City Tax, for the year 1844, on the following described property, to-wit:
|Lot||12. 13||Block||7||E Iles Ad.[Addition]2||Valuation, $ 1600|
|Lots||8 & 10 ft[feet] 7.||Blk[Block]||10||E Iles3||Personal Property,150|
2Abraham Lincoln purchased these two lots from Elijah Iles in 1838 for $300. The lots were in the middle of the block across Eighth Street from his home.
3This property was Lincoln’s home at Eighth and Jackson streets in Springfield, which he purchased from Charles Dresser in May 1844.
Partially Printed Document Signed, 2 page(s), Lincoln Collection, Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum (Springfield, IL).