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Object Name Autograph
Catalog Number 2005.011.01
Description Possible autograph of Abraham Lincoln. Frame pamplet of 'The Millenial Harbinger' conducted by A. Campbell & W.K. Pendleon & R. Richardson (co-editors). Published in 1848. Inside cover of the pamphlet is signed 'A. Lincoln'
Collection LCHS Abraham Lincoln Collection
Provenance Donor states that this artifact was obtained from the Dorset Estate auction in 1965. Nannie Colwell-Dorset met Abraham Lincoln while Wilson Colwell was serving as a Captain in the Civil War.
Date c. 1860
Material Paper
People Lincoln, Abraham
Search Terms Lincolniana