Letter to George Hoge from Abraham Lincoln
Letter to George Hoge, written by Abraham Lincoln's secretary on Lincoln's behalf from Springfield, Illinois; political subject. Reply to letter of the 5th, regretting inability to attend "your grand rally at Paris [Illinois] on the 12th." The rally was presumably being held in celebration of the Republican party victories in Ohio, Indiana, and Pennsylvania.
- Creation: October 11, 1860
- Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 (Person)
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1 folder (1 item) : 1 paper leaf; pages 2-4 blank. Blank blurred circular embossing upper left corner page 1. Signed by Lincoln, but written in the hand of his secretary, John G. Nicolay (1832-1901). ; 20 x 26.4 cm
Language of Materials
Gift of Mr and Mrs Howard Fitch, Kansas City, Missouri. Previous provenance unknown. Faint (erased?) pencil marks on page 4.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift, Howard Fitch, 1976.
- Guide to the Abraham Lincoln Collection
- Letter to George Hoge from Abraham Lincoln
- Finding aid prepared by alh, April 15, 1989. Finding aid encoded by mg, 2005.
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Letter to George Hoge from Abraham Lincoln, MS P583, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas