Receipt for 1845 City of Springfield Taxes, 6 January 18461
CITY OF SPRINGFIELD, January 6 1846.
Received of A Lincoln Eight 25/100 Dollars, in full for his City Tax, for the year 1845, on the following described property, to-wit:—
L[Lot] 8 & S[South] 10 ft[feet] 7 Block 10 E Iles ad3N A GarlandBy JAMs Maxcy
2Abraham Lincoln purchased these two lots from Elijah Iles in 1838 for $300. The lots were across Eighth Street from his home in the middle of the block.
3This property was Lincoln’s home at Eighth and Jackson streets in Springfield, which he purchased from Charles Dresser in 1844.
Partially Printed Document Signed, 1 page(s), Lincoln Collection, Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum (Springfield, IL).