1. Curated Grouping:
  2. The Widow Lincoln

Telegram from Mary Todd Lincoln to Edward Isham

Creator:
Lincoln, Mary Todd, 1818-1882
Collection:
Insanity File Collection; Mary Todd Lincoln Correspondence
Location:
Jacksonville, Florida
Date of Original:
1875
Description:
Telegram, 21 cm. Mary Todd Lincoln sends a message to her son Robert Lincoln through his law partner, Edward Isham, telling him to "rouse yourself and live for my sake," having become convinced that he was ill.
Subject:
Lincoln, Mary Todd, 1818-1882--Correspondence; Isham, Edward Swift, 1836-1902--Correspondence; Lincoln, Robert Todd, 1843-1926
Category:
Manuscripts & Documents
Format of Original:
Manuscript
Item ID:
71200908502602_1
Holding Institution:
Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, Allen County Public Library, Fort Wayne, Indiana
Digital File ID:
71200908502602_1
Available for Viewing:
By appointment only
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