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    [Abraham Lincoln] and [H. W. Fay] . Leaf from Abraham Lincoln's Tomb. Accompanied with note by Lincoln Collector Herbert Wells Fay on imprinted letterhead: "H.W. Fay Custodian Lincoln's Tomb Springfield Illinois", One page, 8.5" x 5.5". Hay writes: "To Frank H. Gruber, at Lincoln's Tomb Jan 2 1928 -H. W. Fay". Fay writes a small inscription next to the dark leaf that notes: "Leaf from wreath placed on Lincoln's casket by Lindberg Aug 15 1927." Charles Lindbergh was documented to have been present in Springfield, Illinois, placing a wreath on Lincoln's sarcophagus around this period. Also including a separate engraved picture of Lincoln, 6" x 8".


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    August, 2013
    1st Thursday
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