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Mary Todd Lincoln refused pension in 1870...
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May 06, 1870
THE NEW YORK HERALD, May 6, 1870
* Mary Todd Lincoln - Abraham's wife
* Government refuses to give her pension
Page 3 has an article headed: "WASHINGTON" "An Ungrateful Republic" "Refusal of the Senate to Pension Mrs. Lincoln" (see) She would eventually get her pension in July.
Other news of the day. Complete with all 12 pages, nice condition.
Category: Post-Civil War