R. C. Keyes to Mr. Lucas

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R. C. Keyes to Mr. Lucas

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Reminsciences about Abraham Lincoln written by a man who grew up on a farm near the Capitol in Springfield, Illinois. In his letter to Mr. Lucas, he recounts his boyhood impressions of Lincoln, of his attendance at the 1860 Republican National Convention, and of Lincoln's Springfield funeral. Mr. Keyes uncle drove the casket to Oak Ridge Cemetery in his horse-drawn hearse.

Date

1943-01-19

Publisher

Grand Valley State University. University Libraries. Special Collections & University Archives

Identifier

RHC-45_CW16193

Language

eng

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Keyes, R. C., “R. C. Keyes to Mr. Lucas,” Digital Collections, accessed April 19, 2024, https://digitalcollections.library.gvsu.edu/document/9382.
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