Manuscript/Mixed Material Letter from Abraham Lincoln to his Cabinet Members, August 23, 1864.

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Title
Letter from Abraham Lincoln to his Cabinet Members, August 23, 1864.
Contributor Names
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 (Author)
Created / Published
August 23, 1864
Subject Headings
-  Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
-  Letter
Genre
Letter.
Notes
-  Forms part of Abraham Lincoln papers, 1774-1948; for additional information, see: http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mss/eadmss.ms009304
-  President Lincoln writes to his Cabinet members in August of 1864 that he does not believe he will be reelected. Lincoln continues, "it will be my duty to so cooperate with the Government [Government crossed out] President-elect, as to save the Union between the election and the inauguration; as he will have secured his election on such ground that he cannot possibly save it afterwards."
-  Letter from Abraham Lincoln to his Cabinet Members, August 23, 1864.
-  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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Lincoln, Abraham. Letter from Abraham Lincoln to his Cabinet Members. 1864. Manuscript/Mixed Material. https://www.loc.gov/item/pin2201/.

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Lincoln, A. (1864) Letter from Abraham Lincoln to his Cabinet Members. [Manuscript/Mixed Material] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/pin2201/.

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Lincoln, Abraham. Letter from Abraham Lincoln to his Cabinet Members. 1864. Manuscript/Mixed Material. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/pin2201/>.