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    Horace Greeley Lock of Hair. Offered here are several strands of hair belonging to Horace Greeley kept in an envelope that reads, "Lock of Horace Greeley's Hair./ Presented to Miss Mary Norton,/ Hightstown, N.J., Feb. 23, 1869./ Presented by her/ to E. G. Mason, -April 11, 1895."

    From the Collection of John K. Lattimer.


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    Horace Greeley was an influential New York Tribune editor from the 1840s to the 1870s, often using his position with the paper to promote the new Republican Party. His hair, wrapped in thin paper, is light in color.



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