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Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
These handwritten letters, dated November 24 and 28, 1894, are written from William E. Mitchell to Richard J. Oglesby with a reply from Oglesby discussing how Abraham Lincoln became known as "Honest Abe." Oglesby responds that there was no special circumstance that lead to Lincoln's nickname.
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Letter, William E. Mitchell to Richard J. Oglesby, Includes Reply, November 24, 28, 1894, Original Manuscript Collection, Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana, Mississippi State University Libraries.