1. Creator/Author:
  2. Edwards, Ninian Wirt (26)

Letter from Ninian W. Edwards to Richard J. Patterson

Creator:
Edwards, Ninian Wirt
Collection:
Insanity File Collection
Location:
Springfield, Illinois
Date of Original:
1875
Description:
Handwritten letter, 20 cm, written beneath telegram from Robert Todd Lincoln to Elizabeth Edwards via The Western Union Telegraph Company. Telegram advises "Do nothing whatever about proposed visit until you receive my letter of today." In the appended letter, Ninian Edwards states that he and Mrs. Edwards would welcome Mary Todd Lincoln to their home but only if that is decided by Patterson, Robert Lincoln, and Mr. Swett.
Subject:
Edwards, Ninian Wirt--Correspondence; Patterson, Richard J. (Physician)--Correspondence; Lincoln, Mary Todd, 1818-1882; Lincoln, Robert Todd, 1843-1926
Category:
Manuscripts & Documents
Format of Original:
Manuscript
Item ID:
71200908502620_23
Holding Institution:
Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, Allen County Public Library, Fort Wayne, Indiana
Digital File ID:
71200908502620_23
Available for Viewing:
By appointment only
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