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    Purported Relics of Lincoln and Mary Todd. An old frame containing eight various clothing buttons, along with an old label identifying them as "affected" by Lincoln, and obtained from the Lincoln's seamstress around 1865. Also in the frame is an 1860 Lincoln campaign token (Sullivan AL 1860-41), with rail-splitting scene on reverse, in very fine condition.

    This lot also includes several black & white fabric swatches, which came in an old envelope from the Abraham Lincoln Association in Springfield. Written on the envelope in pencil: "pieces of a dress worn by Mrs. A. Lincoln".


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    Auction Dates
    November, 2008
    20th Thursday
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