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Wilson, Mr.

Mr. Wilson was co-proprietor of the Globe Hotel, along with Samuel Chamblin. The hotel was also called the Globe Tavern at various points during its existence, was located on the second block west of the southwest corner of Springfield’s public square, and served as Abraham and Mary Lincoln's residence after they were first wed.

Illinois Daily Journal (Springfield), 2 January 1851, 1:2; James T. Hickey, "The Lincolns' Globe Tavern: A Study in Tracing the History of a Nineteenth-Century Building," Journal of the Illinois State Historical Society 56 (Winter 1963), 629, 632.