Check of Levi Davis to Abraham Lincoln, 18 December 18381
$10000/100
No.1102
CASHIER of theVandalia BranchSTATE BANK of Illinois, Pay toAbraham Lincolnor order, the sum ofOne Hundreddollars andcents, it being inpartfor his services as a member of the General Assembly, Session1838 & 92
(Countersigned and Registered.)
Levi Davis
Auditor of Public Accounts.
John D Whiteside
Treasurer.
(WM. WALTERS, STATE PRINTER.)

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[endorsement]
A. Lincoln
1This partially printed check was filled in by Levi Davis and signed by Davis and Whiteside. Lincoln endorsed it on the back side.
2Members of the General Assembly earned $4 for each day’s attendance at the session, plus an additional $4 for every twenty miles of necessary travel in coming to and returning from the statehouse. In addition, members periodically received additional sums--often $100--through partial appropriation bills.

Partially Printed Document Signed, 1 page(s), Lincoln College Museum (Lincoln, IL)