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    [Abraham Lincoln] 1860 Letter Written on Lincoln Stationery. Three pages, 5.25" x 8", October 25, 1860, Stafford [Connecticut], on a printed patriotic sheet with an engraved portrait of a beardless Abraham Lincoln in the upper left corner of page one. Light weakness at the folds, else fine.

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    The letter, addressed to "Friend Efnor" from L. E. Washburn, tells of the pitfalls of an abundance of cider and asks "how many of you have been to jail"?



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