Manuscript/Mixed Material Image 1 of Letter to Mary Todd Lincoln from Queen Victoria, April, 1865.
About this Item
- 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
- - 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 …
- 21 x 11 cm.
- Call Number/Physical Location
- Portfolio 17, no. 11
- Source Collection
- The Alfred Whital Stern Collection of Lincolniana
- Rare Book And Special Collections Division
- Digital Id
- Online Format
- online text
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Queen Victoria. Letter to Mary Todd Lincoln from Queen Victoria, April, 1865. Osborn, April, 1865. Manuscript/Mixed Material. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/scsm000727/. (Accessed March 27, 2017.)
APA citation style:
Queen Victoria. (1865) Letter to Mary Todd Lincoln from Queen Victoria, April, 1865. Osborn, April. [Manuscript/Mixed Material] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/scsm000727/.
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Queen Victoria. Letter to Mary Todd Lincoln from Queen Victoria, April, 1865. Osborn, April, 1865. Manuscript/Mixed Material. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/scsm000727/>.