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Mr. Lincoln's personal habits, & more...



Item # 671494

June 26, 1860

NEW YORK HERALD, June 26, 1860 

* Pre-election Abraham Lincoln
* Personal description - Springfield


Page 5 has: "Our Springfield Correspondent" "Chroniclers of Glorious Deeds Around Lincoln--No Sensation Item to be Found--Sergeant-at-Arms Refuses to Pursue Lincoln--His Personal Habits--Style of his House--His Ability--Thurlow Weed's Pilgrimage to Springfield--Manufacturing Canes out of Honest Abe's Rails-- Pennsylvania Editor in Search of a Sensation Item--Rail Splitting his Only Qualification, &c." Quite detailed taking 3/4 of a column.
Eight pages, nice condition.

Category: Pre-Civil War