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Letter from Elizabeth Chase to Rebecca Usher, New York, 1865

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Letter from Elizabeth Chase to Rebecca Usher, New York, 1865
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Elizabeth Chase, writing from New York, invited Rebecca Usher, a native of Hollis who had been serving as a nurse in the Civil War. In the letter, Chase describes her feelings about the assassination and public opinion of Abraham Lincoln.

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