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1830 - 1860

Rectangular box cushion covered with khaki fabric on one side, blue ticking on other, corded edges.

Lincoln started riding the legal circuit on horseback. Later, however, he did well enough to have a carriage and a comfortable cushion to sit on while traveling around to the county courthouses.

Cotton, batting. H 39.2, W 44.8, D 9.5 cm
Lincoln Home National Historic Site, LIHO 1125