When we talk about Abraham Lincoln and his relationships with women one of the first questions we need to ask is, Did Abe play for the other team? Readers should keep a skeptical eye when approaching Tripp’s work.Several authors have hinted that Lincoln may have been a closet homosexual. Several years after the publication of his book one of his co-authors The most damning evidence used to tag Lincoln a homosexual is the fact that at several points in his lifetime he shared his bed with other men.The humor and sentiment is definitely Lincoln’s, and Herndon didn’t have any reason to lie to Weik about the story.They both understood it would be inappropriate to include it in their biography of Lincoln. She came to New Salem from Green County, Kentucky to visit her sister sometime in 1833. The book purports to detail Lincoln’s affair with an army Captain among several others.By today’s standards that could be considered a prima facia case, but frontier life presented a different set of challenges from today.For purposes of this list, "one-time" means they were central to an episode one time.
After stripping down and getting into bed with the prostitute Lincoln asked her, “How much?
She was twenty years old; stood five feet, two inches tall; had reddish brown hair; blue eyes; and had studied at the Shelby Female Academy, and Madame Charlotte Le Clere Montelle’s boarding school.
She spoke French, and was the product of a wealthy family.
”When she told him five dollars Lincoln responded that her priced seemed fair, but all he had with him was three dollars.
She offered to trust him for the other two dollars, but Lincoln told her he didn’t want to feel indebted so he got dressed and left.