Artifacts

Creator

Lakeside Press

Files

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Creator Role

printer

Description

The object is a facsimile copy of a letter written by Abraham Lincoln to Major Ramsey. The letter is a promotional item for The Lakeside Press sent as a sample of their work. It is enclosed in a blue folder that contains descriptive information.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

n.d.

Measurement

4 7/8 X 8 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

paper (fiber product)

Inscription

Executive Mansion / Oct. 17, 1861 / Majr. Ramsey / My dear Sir / The Lady- bearer of / this- says she has two sons / who want to work- Set them / at it, if possible- Wanting / to work is so rare a want, / that it should be encouraged / Yours truly / A. Lincoln

Creation Location

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

Work Type

promotional materials

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

8197.1

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.

Deeptone Abraham Lincoln Reproduction Letter

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