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    HAND WRITTEN DOCUMENT "LINCOLN'S ELECTION" STATE OF MAINE 1864. Manuscript Document Signed "A. S. Toby", One page, 8" x 9.75". "Warrant - Nov. 1864 A. Lincoln chosen president of the United States of America". "In part:" State of Maine to Timothy Eaton Constable of the town of Athens greeting you are hereby required in the name of the State of Maine to notify and warn the inhabitants of the town of Athens, qualified according to law to vote for electors of President and Vice President of the United States to assemble at the town Hall in said Town on the Tuesday next after the first Monday in November, being the Eighth day of said month, in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and sixty four, at one O'clock in the afternoon, then and there to give in their voter for seven electors of President and Vice President of the United States, Etc. Interesting content for the announcing of Lincoln being elected.

    Provenance: Al. Emmett Fostell Collection

    Condition: Overall fine, minor foxing, has 2 small tears on folds


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    December, 2007
    1st Saturday
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