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Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
This is a calling card issued by Abraham Lincoln informing his customers that he has had difficulty crossing the stream but will be back in service on or before the 4th of March and will be "ready to Swap Horses, Dispense Law, Make Jokes. Split Rails, and perform other matters in a small way." The card has visible stains on the edges. the card is undated.
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Mississippi State University Libraries, Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana, Original Manuscript Collection, Series 2: Abraham Lincoln Legal Documents, 1837-1859, Box 1, Folder 57
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Ephemera, Abraham Lincoln Calling Card, undated, Original Manuscript Collection, Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana, Mississippi State University Libraries.