Lincoln's Ellsworth Letter (one of 250 signed copies with a contact photographic print of Lincoln)

(Lincoln, Abraham) Meserve, Frederick Hill

Published by Quill Club, 1916
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One of 250 copies only, signed by Frederick Hill Meserve. Printed by the Quill Club of New York on the occasion of its 1916 Lincoln meeting. Hardcover octavo in textured tan paper-covered boards with matching endpapers; 8 pp., with three-page facsimile of Lincoln's letter of condolence to the parents of Colonel Ellsworth, frontispiece contact photographic print portrait of Lincoln from the original glass plate negative (Meserve Collection No. 35) and another contact photographic print of E. Elmer Ellsworth by Matthew Brady from the Meserve Collection. Some chipping and narrow loss along the spine and light rubbing to the corners; slight offsetting to the title page from the Lincoln photographic frontispiece. A friend of Abraham Lincoln, Ephraim Elmer Ellsworth was shot on May 24, 1861 by the proprietor of an Alexandria, Virginia hotel after Ellsworth tore the Confederate flag from the top of the building. He was the first officer killed in the Civil War and Lincoln ordered that his body lie in state in the East Room of the Executive Mansion (The White House). Bookseller Inventory #

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Title: Lincoln's Ellsworth Letter (one of 250 ...
Publisher: Quill Club
Publication Date: 1916
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Very Good
Edition: Limited ed.

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