Format Manuscripts/Mixed Material
Contributors Queen Victoria
Dates 1865
Location Great Britain
Language English
Subjects Correspondence
Letter
Lincoln's Assassination
Lincoln, Abraham
Lincoln, Mary Todd
Manuscripts
Queen Victoria of Great Britain
Title
Letter to Mary Todd Lincoln from Queen Victoria, April, 1865.
Contributor Names
Queen Victoria (Author)
Created / Published
Osborn, April, 1865
Subject Headings
-  Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
-  Lincoln's assassination
-  Lincoln, Mary Todd (1818-1882)
-  Queen Victoria of Great Britain (1819-1901)
-  Correspondence
-  Manuscripts
-  letter
-  Great Britain
Genre
Correspondence
Manuscripts
letter
Notes
-  Manuscript transcription of a letter from Queen Victoria to Mrs. Abraham Lincoln, written in purple ink on white woven paper.
-  Pasted on the verso is a small slip of paper autographed by James G. Blaine, October 8 '92.
-  Not authenticated.
-  Copy of a letter from Queen Victoria to Mrs. President Lincoln. Osborn, April, 1865. Though a stranger to you, cannot remain silent when so terrible a calamity has fallen upon you and your country; and must personally express my deep and heartfelt sympathy with you under the shocking circumstances of your present dreadful misfortune. No one can better appreciate than I can, who [illeg.] myself [illeg.][ broken hearted by the loss of my own beloved husband, who was the light- of my life, my stay, my all,-what your own [illeg.] must be, and I earnestly pray that you may be supported by him t whose …
Medium
21 x 11 cm.
Call Number
Portfolio 17, no. 11
Source Collection
The Alfred Whital Stern Collection of Lincolniana
Repository
Rare Book And Special Collections Division
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.rbc/lprbscsm.scsm0727


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