Letter from Apr. 17, 1865

I.F. Quinby to Ulysses S. Grant

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    I.F. Quinby to Ulysses S. Grant

  • Description

    I.F. Quinby, a former U.S. general teaching at the University of Rochester in 1865, wrote to General Ulysses S. Grant, commander of the U.S. Army, expressing sadness over the assassination of Lincoln. He also shows relief for Grant, who was originally supposed to be the Lincolns' guest at Ford's Theatre the night of the assassination.

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    Library of Congress, Ulysses S. Grant Papers

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    Isaac Ferdinand Quinby. "I.F. Quinby to Ulysses S. Grant". Remembering Lincoln. Web. Accessed November 21, 2017. http://rememberinglincoln.fords.org/node/1127