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    [Abraham Lincoln/ Civil War]: Great Central Fair Tickets. Pair of ducats for the Great Central Fair, held in Philadelphia June 7-28, 1864. President Lincoln attended the fair with his family. He donated 48 signed copies of the Emancipation Proclamation (printed under the auspices of George Boker of the Union League) at $5 a chance. One ticket is for public school students. The other is a season pass. They measure 3.5" x 2.25" and 3.5" x 2". Both have glue discolored on the reverse sides. The smaller card has a 1" edge tear on the right side, neatly repaired with archival tape and was issued for one day only, on June 11th.

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