Receipt of payment by Jacob Morgan to Colonel Abraham Lincoln

Title

Receipt of payment by Jacob Morgan to Colonel Abraham Lincoln

Subject

account

Description

Colonel Abraham Lincoln's account for materials used and service rendered during his service as a Sublieutenant in the Revolutionary War from 10 April 1777 to 23 January 1778. He endorses a receipt for payment to his account in full by Jacob Morgan. Colonel Abraham Lincoln is the paternal grandfather of future President Abraham Lincoln.

Creator

Lincoln, Abraham, 1744-1786

Publisher

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum

Date

1778-01-23

Rights

The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library Foundation holds all rights and permissions.

Format

pdf

Language

en

Identifier

300139
T1778.01.23

Transcription

Col Abraham Lincoln's Account

July 31 1777

£ S D

Paid for one Drum for the Use of the State 3 18 0

Paid a woman for carrying a Letter to Col Udree 0 2 6

Paid for one fife for the Use of the State 0 7 6

For One Hundred and Four Days Attending as SubLieutenant from April 10, 1777 to Jan 23, 1778 104 0 0

£ 108 8 0

Jany 23, 1778

Receiv'd of Jacob Morgan the full Contents of the above account as per two Receipts in Entry Book Page (36) for me Abraham Lincoln

Status

Complete

Percent Completed

100

Weight

20

Original Format

paper and ink
1 p
22 x 17 cm

Citation

Lincoln, Abraham, 1744-1786, “Receipt of payment by Jacob Morgan to Colonel Abraham Lincoln ,” Chronicling Illinois, accessed August 22, 2019, http://alplm-cdi.com/chroniclingillinois/items/show/7806.