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.
- 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
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