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|Additional Physical Format:||(DLC)ms 59000183|
|Document Type:||Book, Archival Material|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Abraham Lincoln; John G Nicolay; Victoria, Queen of Great Britain; Mary Todd Lincoln
|Notes:||In Library of Congress. Manuscript Division.
Ca. 40,000 items. Correspondence and other papers, mainly letters addressed to Lincoln during his Presidency. Includes some 1200 items preserved by John G. Nicolay in his capacities as Lincoln's secretary & editor of the writings, 2 drafts of the Gettysburg address, the letters of condolence from Queen Victoria to Mrs. Lincoln, & a very small amount of material about Lincoln, 1865-1916.
Gift of Robert Todd Lincoln, 1923; Helen Nicolay, 1947. Other items acquired by gift or purchases, 1902-1959.
Indexed by the Library of Congress in its Presidents' papers index series.
|Description:||41 ft. (ca. 40, 000 items)|