Contributed by Maine Historical Society
Abraham Lincoln wrote to a friend, Joshua Fry Speed, about political matters in Illinois. He also states that he would not want to run for a "second class" office, but does not think he would be considered for a "first class" one.
About This Item
- Title: Abraham Lincoln letter, 1849
- Creator: Lincoln, Abraham
- Creation Date: 1849-02-20
- Subject Date: 1849
- State: IL
- Media: Ink on paper
- Dimensions: 25 cm x 20 cm
- Local Code: Coll. 420, v. 47
- Collection: John S. H. Fogg autograph collection
- Object Type: Text
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Standardized Subject Headings
- Presidents--United States
- Lincoln, Abraham--Correspondence
- Speed, Joshua F. (Joshua Fry), 1814-1882--Correspondence
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