Abraham Lincoln letter, 1849

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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.

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  • Title: Abraham Lincoln letter, 1849
  • Creator: Abraham Lincoln
  • Creation Date: 1849-02-20
  • Subject Date: 1849
  • Location: IL
  • Media: Ink on paper
  • Dimensions: 25 cm x 20 cm
  • Local Code: Coll. 420, vol. 47
  • Collection: John S. H. Fogg autograph collection
  • Object Type: Text

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