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Description

The object is a franked enveloped signed by Sam Hobbs for the purpose of mailing Congressional Record. Its front features a quote attributed to Abraham Lincoln.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

n.d.

Measurement

7 1/2 X 3 7/8 inches

Inscription

recto, top left corner: HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES U. S. / Part of Congressional Record-Free / "It is not best to swap / horses while crossing / the river" / LINCOLN / (Extract from Congressional Record of September 20, 1944) / U. S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE recto, top right corner, facsimile signature: Sam Hobbs / M. C.

Creation Location

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

Work Type

envelope

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.

Related Source

Has duplicate.

ID

8200

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.

Congressional Record Extract Franked Envelope

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