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Abraham Lincoln. Autograph Letter to George Bancroft. Washington D.C. February 29, 1864. (Letter)

Abraham Lincoln

Rare & Manuscript Collections - Cornell University Library

Rare & Manuscript Collections - Cornell University Library

Cornell University Library’s copy of the Gettysburg Address is the only one copiy to be accompanied by a letter from Lincoln transmitting the manuscript and by the original envelope addressed and “franked” by Lincoln—the President’s signature on the envelope served as a stamp. He did not have to pay for postage.

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  • Title: Abraham Lincoln. Autograph Letter to George Bancroft. Washington D.C. February 29, 1864. (Letter)
  • Creator: Abraham Lincoln
  • Date: 1864-02-29
  • Subject Keywords: Gettysburg Address Bancroft Copy
  • Transcript: Hon. George Bancroft My Dear Sir: Herewith is the copy of the manuscript which you did me the honor to request. Yours Truly A. Lincoln.
  • Type: Document
  • Contributor: Cornell University Library

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