1887 Booklet for the Lincoln Memorial Collection in Pristine Condition - FREE Do


The full title for this booklet is "The Lincoln Memorial Collection-Relics of the War of the Rebellion-Autographs of Soldiers and Sailors and Government Officials-Collected by Julius E. Francis-Property of the Lincoln Birthday Association in the Rooms of the Buffalo Historical Society-Young Men's Library Building,Buffalo,NY".
The Lincoln Memorial Collection was an exhibition of 'relics of the war of the rebellion, autographs of soldiers and government officials' and other relics of Lincoln. It was collected by Julius E. Francis and was the property of The Lincoln Birthday Association. The collection was exhibited to benefit the drive to make Lincoln's birthday a national holiday. They were exhibited at the Buffalo, NY Historical Society and this booklet contains lists of the relics, autographs, speeches from the event, poetry, and assorted other information all to help raise money for the Lincoln Birthday Association.
A fabulous look into the beginnings of our National 'President's Day' that we celebrate every February.

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