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Typed Letter Signed By Barton Regarding an Abraham Lincoln Tradition in Lowell, MA (1925)

By: Barton, William E.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Oak Park, The First Congregational Church: 1925

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 018475

Condition: Very Good


One page typed letter signed, typed on the verso of stationary for The First Congregational Church of Oak Park, IL where Barton was the pastor. Barton was an expert on Abraham Lincoln and wrote several books on him. In this letter he thanks the recipient (Mr. Sawyer) for a gift of books from the Lowell Historical Society. He addresses a local tradition that Lincoln stayed with Rev. S.W. Hanks when he visited Lowell rather than Linus Child. He debunks the theory and says,... View more info