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Description

The reproduction print features a letter written by Abraham Lincoln to General John J. Hardin in recommendation of Dr. F.A. McNeil for service in the Mexican War. On the item's recto is a facsimile print of the letter's back. A reprint of an article from the 14 February 1933 edition of the Kansas City Times is featured on the far right of the item. To the far left is brief documentary information regarding the dedication of the reconstruction of Lincoln's New Salem State Historic Site.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

ca. 1930s

Measurement

12 1/4 inches X 8 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

ink on paper

Creation Location

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

Work Type

reproductions (derivative objects)

Class

documents

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

547

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.

Reproduction Letter from Abraham Lincoln to John Jay Hardin

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