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Collection Reference Number GLC05277
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1857 
Title Abraham Lincoln to Jesse K. Dubois regarding property taxes
Date 21 December 1857
Author Lincoln, Abraham (1809-1865)  
Recipient Dubois, Jesse Kilgore  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Writes to Dubois, the Illinois State auditor, to get him to accept a $90,000 temporary settlement offer for property taxes due the state of Illinois from the Illinois Central Rail Road Company. Basler, Roy P. The Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln. (New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 1953), Vol. II 1848 - 1858, p. 429
Subjects Law  Railroad  Taxes or Taxation  Government and Civics  President  
People Lincoln, Abraham (1809-1865)  Dubois, Jesse Kilgore (1811-1876)  
Place written Bloomington, Illinois
Theme Banking & Economics; The Presidency; Government & Politics
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Additional Information Notes: Printed in Basler 2:429.
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859
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