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Friends with Lincoln in the White House

by Eyster, Nellie Blessing

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Published by [s.n.] in Philadelphia, Pa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Harvey, Isaac,
  • Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 -- Anecdotes

  • Edition Notes

    Statementadapted from Nellie Blessing-Eyster"s story by Henry W. Wilbur.
    GenreAnecdotes.
    SeriesHumanities Preservation Project, University of Illinois Library at Urbana-Champaign (Series) -- 95-2539.
    ContributionsWilbur, Henry Watson, 1851-1914
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination32 p.
    Number of Pages32
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13988701M
    OCLC/WorldCa34827847

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The Friends of the Lincoln Collection (and its predecessor organization) have published this journal since Lincoln Lore has been acclaimed as one of the single. The former Obama aide said the 44th president often had friends, family of staff members and others for White House visits, contrary to what Trump tells people on : Josh Dawsey.

Elizabeth Keckley was a former slave who became the dressmaker and friend of Mary Todd Lincoln and a frequent visitor to the White House during the presidency of Abraham Lincoln.

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