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Letter from Robert T. Lincoln to Madame Berghmans,

Other Title:
Mary Todd Lincoln correspondence, 1865 April 15
Lincoln, Robert Todd,
Other Authors:
Lincoln, Robert Todd, 1843-1926, signer.
Item ID:
Washington, D.C. : R. T. Lincoln, [1865].
Call Number:
PN6131 1865 APRIL 15
Physical Description:
1 folded sheet ([4] pages) ; 16 cm + 1 envelope (7 x 11 cm)
Lincoln, Mary Todd, 1818-1882 -- Correspondence.
Laughton, Lily Macalester Berghmans, 1832-1891 -- Correspondence.
Title supplied by cataloger.; CLICK ON WEB ADDRESS TO REACH THIS DOCUMENT.; Handwritten letter headed "Exec. Man. Saturday" written with pencil and signed "R.T. Lincoln" on behalf of Mary Todd Lincoln. Probably written on Saturday, April 15 prior to the funeral on April 19. Letter is not written on mourning stationery.; Eliza Lytle "Lily" Macalester Berghmans Laughton (1832-1891) was the daughter of Charles Macalester, a financier and philanthropist of Philadelphia. On December 27, 1860 she married Alfred D. Bergmanns (1832-1872), the secretary to the Belgian Legation in Washington, D.C. Madame Berghmans later married J. Scott Laughton who died in 1878.
OCLC Number:
Holding Institution:
Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, Allen County Public Library, Fort Wayne, Indiana
Available for Viewing:
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