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Description

Five photographs depicting a color image of three letters written to an unidentified woman (only referred to as "My Dear Wife") from an unidentified man (only referred to as "William"). In the letters, the writer describes witnessing the assassination of Abraham Lincoln.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Earliest

April 1865

Approximate Creation Date

14 April through 15 April 1865

Measurement

3 1/2 X 5 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

paper (fiber product)

Inscription

verso of each photograph: A COLOR PRINT / Made by / AUG. 70R / Kodak

Creation Location

Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)

Work Type

color photographs

Class

Article

Rights

Copyright protected by Mississippi State University Libraries. Use of materials from this collection beyond the exceptions provided for in the Fair Use and Educational Use clauses of the U.S. Copyright Law may violate federal law. Permission to publish or reproduce is required.

ID

8299.15

Current Location

Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)

Repository

Mississippi State University Libraries

Digital Publisher

Mississippi State University Libraries (electronic version).

Contact Information

For more information about the contents of this collection, email sp_coll@library.msstate.edu.

Photographs of Letters to Wife from William, April 14-15, 1865

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