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Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
This typed letter, dated February 16, 1861, was sent from John D. Watson to Charles S. Ogden informing him that Watson has been selected to receive Abraham Lincoln on his visit to Philadelphia while on his way to Washington. The letter offers instructions on how to decline and where the committee will meet.
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Letter, John D. Watson to Charles S. Ogden, February 16, 1861 , Original Manuscript Collection, Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana, Mississippi State University Libraries.