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Thomas Lincoln builds a boat. — Floats down to the Ohio. - Boat capsizes.
Selects a location. Walks back to
Knob Creek for wife and children.
- Settles between the two Pigeon Creeks. - Gentryville. Selects a site.
Indiana admitted to the Union. - Rise of Gentryville. Character of the
goods and chattels. — Her surprise at the poverty of the Lincoln cabin. ·
The site of New Salem. The village as it existed. The first store. - Num-
Offutt's business gone to ruin.
The Black Hawk War.
Black Hawk crosses
the Mississippi. - Deceived by his allies.
- The governor's call for
His magnanimity. - Care of his men. - Dispute with a regular officer.
The firm of Lincoln &
Results of the canvass. An opening in business.
company. Retires to the country. Bowlin Greene. Mr. Lincoln's
James Rutledge. — His family.—Ann Rutledge. —John McNeil.
Lincoln goes crazy.
Bennett Able and family.—Mary Owens. - Mr. Lincoln falls in love with
Mr. Lincoln takes his seat in the Legislature. Schemes of internal improve-
Struggle to amend the Constitution. - The "black code." - Death