Publication Date

2-14-2011

Comments

This collection is archived in Manuscripts & Folklife Archives at Western Kentucky University; 270-745-6434; mssfa@wku.edu

Abstract

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 184. Photographs of a $500 bond posted by Thomas Lincoln as constable of Cumberland County, Kentucky. In addition to Lincoln, bond signed by Jesse Gee and Moses Kirkpatrick. Scholars disagree as to whether the signer of this bond was President Abraham Lincoln's father or a cousin.

Disciplines

History | Law | United States History

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