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Letter to George Hoge from Abraham Lincoln

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: MS P583

Overview

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.

Dates

  • October 11, 1860

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

No access restrictions.

Conditions Governing Use

Spencer Library staff may determine use restrictions dependent on the physical condition of manuscript materials.

Extent

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

Physical Location

MS P583

Custodial History

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.
Title
Guide to the Abraham Lincoln Collection
Subtitle
Letter to George Hoge from Abraham Lincoln
Author
Finding aid prepared by alh, April 15, 1989. Finding aid encoded by mg, 2005.
Date
2005
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Finding aid written in <language encodinganalog="language">English.</language>
Finding aid permalink
http://hdl.handle.net/10407/6450511983
Preferred citation
Letter to George Hoge from Abraham Lincoln, MS P583, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas

Repository Details

Part of the University of Kansas. Kenneth Spencer Research Library Repository

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