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Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
This handwritten letter, dated May 23, 1862, is written from Abraham Lincoln and Edwin Stanton as a thanks on behalf of the two men to the Misses Clarke and family for "the beautiful flowers and more for the sentiments they feel authorized to infer and held by them. The letter is written from Gen. McDowell's Headquarters and signed by both Lincoln and Stanton. A ripped envelope with information on the authors of the letter penciled in. The back of the envelope has a lot of numbers written in pencil.
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Letter, Abraham Lincoln and Edwin Stanton, May 23, 1862, Original Manuscript Collection, Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana, Mississippi State University Libraries.