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

Letter from Ninian W. Edwards to Robert Todd Lincoln

Creator:
Edwards, Ninian Wirt
Collection:
Insanity File Collection; Robert Todd Lincoln Correspondence
Location:
Springfield, Illinois
Date of Original:
1876
Description:
Handwritten letter, 26 cm, on Stuart, Edwards & Brown Attorneys and Counselors at Law letterhead. Ninian Edwards informs Robert Todd Lincoln that he does not believe Mary Todd Lincoln's pistol to be dangerous and notes that she has given him a cane purportedly belonging to Abraham Lincoln. Ninian relates that Elizabeth Edwards suggests that by allowing Mary to regain control of her finances she may be reconciled to Robert.
Subject:
Edwards, Ninian Wirt--Correspondence; Lincoln, Robert Todd, 1843-1926--Correspondence; Lincoln, Mary Todd, 1818-1882
Category:
Manuscripts & Documents
Format of Original:
Manuscript
Item ID:
71200908502620_13
Holding Institution:
Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, Allen County Public Library, Fort Wayne, Indiana
Digital File ID:
71200908502620_13
Available for Viewing:
By appointment only
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