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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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 )
Great images from Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address, courtesy of Albert Whitman & Co.