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Photocopy on photopaper of Abraham Lincoln cartoon. The cartoon features Abraham Lincoln seated on the ground with his legs outstretched. On the soles of his shoes "Military Necessity" is inscribed. A pile of straws sits at his feet with "Consitution" and "Habeas Corpus" written on top.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

n.d.

Measurement

8 1/2 X 11 inches

Inscription

recto, in cartoon: Melancholy Accident / to a gentleman in high life / "WHAT? TUMBLED OVER THEM! / O'ny Straws! in them boots? / Them's good boots, / lasted nigh onto 4 year / & done good service too- /'Pears like ther'ginin / out fust" recto, below cartoon: [?] / A MELANCHOLY ACCIDENT.

Creation Location

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

Work Type

reproduction (derivative object)

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

8186

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.

A Melancholy Accident

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