Humorous story by Abraham Lincoln
Scope and Contents
Photocopy of a handwritten humorous story. The item is unsigned but the story was one known to have been told on occasion by Abraham Lincoln. In part it reads: "He said he was riding bass-ackwards on a jass-ack through a patton-cotch on a pair of baddle-sags ..."
- approximately 1850
- Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 (Person)
Language of Materials
Materials are in English.
Conditions Governing Access
Open for public research.
Conditions Governing Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Humorous story by Abraham Lincoln must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
American lawyer in Illinois and sixteenth president of the United States.
1 item (1 p.)
Donated by Brent Ashworth in 1985. Part of the Bette B. Ashworth memorial collection.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated; Brent B. Ashworth; 1985.
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
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- Elisa Visick
- 2010 October 7
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- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.