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Archive for the ‘Abraham Lincoln’s Debt Letter’ Category

Dave Ramsey: Abraham Lincoln’s debt letter to his brother

Tuesday, June 1st, 2010

Abraham Lincoln's Letter to His Deadbeat Brother who needed to get a job, instead of borrowing more money ... Dear Johnston:-- Your request for eighty dollars, I do not think it best to comply with now. At the various times when I have helped you a little, you have said to ...

Who was the Johnston in Lincoln’s Debt Letter? John D. Johnston was Lincoln’s Step Brother. Abe sets some boundaries.

Tuesday, June 1st, 2010

Dave often talks about the infamous letter that Abe Lincoln penned to a debt-beat, lazy relative who wanted to borrow $80.  If you haven't seen the letter, written on December 24, 1858, or want to enjoy it again, it's here. There seems to be a lot of disinformation floating around on ...