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This brief summary of personal records and account books of Abraham Lincoln provides accurate and hitherto little known information about the personal finances of our 16th President. Lincoln has not been studied extensively on his personal earnings, investments, family and political expenditures, but this book fills an invaluable gap for scholars. Earning somewhere in the range of $1,500 to $2,000 per year in the 1840s and about $3,000 per year during his period of peak earnings as a lawyer, ...more