Wood fragment from Abraham Lincoln's log cabin

Object Number: 
238
Date: 
ca. 1809
Medium: 
Wood
Dimensions: 
overall, with envelope: 2 3/4 x 4 3/4 in. ( 7 x 12.1 cm )
Marks: 
written: in ink on envelope; "Clarkson Crolius Esq./ 12 Old Slip/ New York, NY written:
Description: 
Two wood fragments from the log cabin in which Abraham Lincoln was born; two roughly rectangular slivers of wood in envelope with inscription and three-cent stamp with Washington's bust.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Dr. John E. Stillwell
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group