Creator:
Chicago times (Chicago, Ill. : 1854 Weekly)
Collection:
Insanity File Collection
Location:
Chicago, Illinois
Date of Original:
1875
Description:
Clipping from newspaper, 57 cm, describing at length the symptoms of Mary Todd Lincoln's mental illness and the trial of May 19 declaring her insane. The article describes her extravagant spending on her wardrobe and her fears for her life and shares testimony given in court by friends, family, acquaintances, and medical doctors regarding her behavior and its diagnosis.
Subject:
Lincoln, Mary Todd, 1818-1882
Category:
Manuscripts & Documents
Format of Original:
Newspaper clipping
Item ID:
71200908502634_1
Holding Institution:
Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, Allen County Public Library, Fort Wayne, Indiana
Digital File ID:
71200908502634_1
Available for Viewing:
By appointment only
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