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The pictorial letter sheet features a bifold design. An 1860 political cartoon is featured on the front depicting back-to-back figures of Abraham Lincoln sitting on a stump as people look on from the background. The inside and back pages are blank. A small informational clipping is attached to the bifold's center.
Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
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10 1/2 X 8 1/2 inches
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ink on paper
recto, conversation bubble at left: "Nobody ever / expected me to be / President. In my poor, / lean, lank face, nobody has / ever seen that any Cabbages / were sprouting out. recto, conversation bubble at right: I come to see, / and be seen. recto, at bottom left corner: Honest old Abe on the Stump. / Springfield 1858. recto, at bottom right corner: Honest old Abe on the Stump, / at the ratification Meeting of / Presidential Nominations. / Springfield 1860. first line of attached clipping: 271. Lithographed Cartoon. A picture of Lincoln sitting on a stump facing both / ways.
pictorial letter sheet
[Physical ID#]: [Title], Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana, Mississippi State University Libraries.
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Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)
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