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    First Hand Account of Meeting with President Elect Abraham Lincoln in 1861 Autograph letter signed providing a first hand account of meeting with "President Elect Lincoln." Signed account by "Horace L. Hotchkiss" (1842-1929), Civil War veteran, on his personal stationery, one page 11" x 8.5", February 27, 1929, very fine. Letter to a John G. Boos, where he writes, "It was my privilege to greet President Elect Lincoln in 1861 when he was en route to Washington for the inauguration March 4th - This was in New York City..." Statement is written in bold dark brown ink, one small pen tear in "My dear Sir." Accompanied by COA from PSA/DNA.

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    April, 2005
    13th Wednesday
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