The oldest known sample of Abraham Lincoln’s writing will be on display during August at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum in Springfield, Ill., according to Myjournalcourier.com
It’s a page from teenage Lincoln’s sum book, a homemade booklet of scratch paper Lincoln used to practice math.
Lincoln’s stepmother, Sarah Bush Johnston Lincoln, saved the book for 35 years. After the president’s death, she gave it to his law partner, who gave away pages to Lincoln’s friends. Ten pages still exist.