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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.
Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
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7 1/2 X 3 7/8 inches
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.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
[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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