Bigfoot enthusiast and author William Jevning discusses a Boston Daily Times newspaper article from 1839 that claims a man named Mr. Lincoln who while working for a lumber company took part in a successful mission to capture a bigfoot creature in Minnesota.
BOSTON DAILY TIMES
MONDAY MORNING, APRIL 1, 1839
Here is a reported account of a Bigfoot encounter between a Mr. Lincoln in and around the area of the Falls of Saint Anthony in the state of Minnesota.
When will wonders ever cease? Robert Lincoln, Esq., Agent of the New York Western Lumber Company has just returned from the Saint Peters River, near the head of steamship navigation, on the upper Mississippi, bringing with him a living American Orang Outang, or wild man of the woods, with two small cubs, supposed to be about three months old.
Mr. Lincoln informs us that he went out to the north-west as Agent of the New York Lumber Company, in July last, with a view to establish extensive saw-mills, on the pine lands near the Falls of Saint Anthony; which lead to the capture of the extraordinary creatures mentioned above.
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