Collection Mss 324 - Abraham Lincoln letters

Letter from Abraham Lincoln to Simeon Francis

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Mss 324

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Abraham Lincoln letters

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  • 1858-1861 (Creation)

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4 items

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(1809-1865)

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One autograph letter, A.L.S., from Abraham Lincoln in Springfield, Ill. to Simeon Francis in Oregon, 1860 Aug. 4, discussing the upcoming presidential election and prospects for the winning of various states. Collection also includes photostatic copies of three additional letters: Lincoln to James Thornton, 1858 Dec. 2; Simeon Francis to Lincoln, 1859 Dec. 26; and David Logan to Lincoln, 1861 Sept. 5.

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The collection is open to the public.

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  • Citation: Abraham Lincoln letters, Mss 324, Oregon Historical Society Research Library.

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