Indiana; Children's Poetry
Young Abraham Lincoln practiced his writing and arithmetic in a home-made arithmetic copybook. The reverse side of the first page of this sum book contains the heading 'Long Division' and reverse ' Division 1824' with doggerel at lower-right that begins 'Abraham Lincoln is my name 1826'.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum
The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library Foundation holds all rights and permissions.
paper and ink
32 x 20 cm
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865, “Arithmetic Copybook,” Chronicling Illinois, accessed May 26, 2019, http://alplm-cdi.com/chroniclingillinois/items/show/7827.