Tag: Abraham Lincoln

Lincoln Letter and Mallet Go to Auction

With the holiday season comes the winter auctions, and Christie’s December 5 books and manuscripts sale in New York is full of exquisite stocking stuffers for the collectors on your list. Among the items up for bid is a letter written in 1858 by Abraham Lincoln, at the time the Republican candidate for the United States Senate.

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Inauguration Day, 1861 – The Fine Books Blog

For folks worrying about today’s inauguration, take heart and consider the first swearing-in ceremony of America’s sixteenth president, Abraham Lincoln. (Read more at: Inauguration Day, 1861 – The Fine Books Blog )