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Bancroft Copy of the Gettysburg Address. (Front)

Abraham Lincoln

Rare & Manuscript Collections - Cornell University Library

Rare & Manuscript Collections - Cornell University Library

Cornell University Library’s copy of Abraham Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address is one of five known copies in Lincoln’s hand. Written out by President Lincoln at the request of U.S. historian, George Bancroft, this copy, the fourth that Lincoln composed, is known as the Bancroft Copy.

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  • Title: Bancroft Copy of the Gettysburg Address. (Front)
  • Creator: Abraham Lincoln
  • Date: 1864-02
  • Subject Keywords: Gettysburg Address Bancroft Copy
  • Type: Document
  • Contributor: Cornell University Library

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