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    Abraham Lincoln: Assassination Blood Relic. 5/8" x 1" snippet of blood-stained linen, being a part of a larger piece of bedding, described in a color photocopy that accompanies the lot as a "Relic from the death bed of Abraham Lincoln, stained with his blood. Taken from his death chamber. C. K. T." The fragment corresponds to a section in the lower left corner. We include a copy of a 1961 letter from dealer Mary A. Benjamin claiming the larger blood-stained sheet was included in the papers of Charles K. Tuckerman, our first Minister to Greece (1868-1872) who was living in Washington, D.C. at the time of the assassination.


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    Auction Dates
    January, 2015
    24th Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 14
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