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    [Mary Todd Lincoln] Lock of Hair of Mary Todd Lincoln together with a copy photo of her, both behind glass in brass mat, preserver, and a hinged composition daguerreotype case, 2.5" x 3". Accompanied by a notarized affidavit signed by Richard S. Hagen as agent of "Friends of the Lincoln Shrines, Inc.", June 27, 1958, stating that the "swatch of hair of which this lock if part was obtained by this organization from Mary Edwards Brown of Springfield, Illinois, the granddaughter of...Elizabeth P. Todd, sister of Mary Todd Lincoln. Mary Edwards Brown...has sworn that her grandmother...removed this hair from the head of Mary Todd Lincoln shortly before the latter's death..." An attractive keepsake.

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    Auction Dates
    November, 2008
    20th Thursday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 18
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