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Unknown History And Evidence of the Passage of Abraham Lincoln from Harrisburg, PA., to Washington, D.C. on the 22d and 23d of February, 1861

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: JB00123 Author/Creator: Unknown Place Written: Type: Pamphlet Date: Pagination:

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