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    Calvin Coolidge Typed Proclamation Signed "Calvin Coolidge" as Governor of Massachusetts, one page, 8" x 12.5". Boston, January 30, 1919. A souvenir typescript of his proclamation announcing that "the 12th day of February is set apart as Lincoln Day and its observance recommended as befits the beneficiaries of his life and the admirers of his character, in places of education and worship wherever our people meet with one another." Governor Coolidge appropriately opened this proclamation, referring to Lincoln's birth, with "Five score and ten years ago that Divine Providence which infinite repetition has made only the more a miracle sent into the world a new life, destined to save a nation. No star, no sign, foretold his coming." Folds. Penciled collector's notes at top. Fine condition Ex. Henry E. Luhrs Collection.


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    October, 2007
    25th-26th Thursday-Friday
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