Manuscript/Mixed Material Letter from H. D. Faulkner to Abraham Lincoln, March 5, 1861.

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Title
Letter from H. D. Faulkner to Abraham Lincoln, March 5, 1861.
Contributor Names
Faulkner, H. D. (Author)
Created / Published
Subject Headings
-  Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
-  Letter
Genre
Letter.
Notes
-  H. D. Faulkner writes to President Lincoln from Wall Street in New York where he has canvassed the opinion of several acquaintances on President Lincoln's inaugural address. His "Silver Gray" friend thought it was "splendid," and a "staunch Douglass man" said he was with Lincoln "heart and hand." Mr. Ray, the black owner of a restaurant, said "our folks will all stand by him," but the stock broker replied, "We are afraid there is too much fight in it, the market is feverish." All in all, Mr. Faulkner felt the American people approved Lincoln's inaugural address and would support the President "whether it be storm or sunshine that may follow."
-  Letter from H. D. Faulkner to Abraham Lincoln, March 5, 1861.
-  Forms part of Abraham Lincoln papers, 1774-1948; for additional information, see: http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mss/eadmss.ms009304
-  Original document scanned in 1999-2000 for the former American Memory presentation “I Do Solemnly Swear”: Presidential Inaugurations (retired 2016).
Source Collection
Abraham Lincoln papers, 1774-1948
Repository
Manuscript Division
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Faulkner, H. D. Letter from H. D. Faulkner to Abraham Lincoln, March 5. 1857. Manuscript/Mixed Material. https://www.loc.gov/item/pin2103/.

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Faulkner, H. D. (1857) Letter from H. D. Faulkner to Abraham Lincoln, March 5. [Manuscript/Mixed Material] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/pin2103/.

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Faulkner, H. D. Letter from H. D. Faulkner to Abraham Lincoln, March 5. 1857. Manuscript/Mixed Material. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/pin2103/>.