Karl Merton Ferron/Baltimore Sun
February 7, 2012
An authentic land parcel document signed by President Abraham Lincoln on June 1, 1861. The document is a land grant authorized by Lincoln to provide land to a former member of the Maryland militia who served in the War of 1812.
We've upgraded our reader commenting system. Learn more about the new features.
The Baltimore Sun encourages civil dialogue related to our stories; you must register and log-in to our site in order to participate. We reserve the right to remove any user and to delete comments that violate our Terms of Service. By commenting, you agree to these terms. Please flag inappropriate comments.