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[Estray records, Hardin County, Ky.].

Item ID:
Call Number:
F457 .H2 E88
Physical Description:
[238] p. ; 33 cm.
Public records -- Kentucky -- Hardin County.
Estray records -- Kentucky -- Hardin County.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 -- Miscellanea.
Lincoln, Thomas, 1778-1851 -- Miscellanea.
Hardin County (Ky.) -- History.
Larue County (Ky.) -- History.
This ledger is a pivotal document in the locating of the Thomas Lincoln residence at Knob Creek as early as May 1811 (as per entry no. 426), as opposed to previous biographers' assumptions that the family remained at the future President's birthplace farm until 1813.; CLICK ON WEB ADDRESS TO REACH THIS DOCUMENT.; Contains 906 holograph entries (in brown or black ink) recorded from September 20, 1806 through March 18, 1815, and is a registry of found stray livestock, listing finding party, location of discovery, boarding circumstances and detailed identification markings, with appraisal and signature of adjudicator, usually Justice of the Peace.; Bound in boards, with leather corners and spine, and with cloth applique on covers.
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Holding Institution:
Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, Allen County Public Library, Fort Wayne, Indiana
Available for Viewing:
By appointment only
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