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Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
This handwritten statement discusses the death and funeral arrangements of President Lincoln on behalf of the citizens of Chittenango, New York, in requesting the businesses to be able to close during the funeral services. The statement goes on to list several recommendations for various aspects of a ceremony in honor of the president and states several resolutions about the death of the president and its affects.
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Mississippi State University Libraries, Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana, Original Manuscript Collection, Series 3: Abraham Lincoln Legal Documents, 1837-1859, Box 1, Folder 85
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Statement from Chittenango, New York, About Lincoln's Death, April 18, 1865, Original Manuscript Collection, Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana, Mississippi State University Libraries.