Letter from Apr. 16, 1865

Abigail Williams May to Eleanor Goddard May

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    Abigail Williams May to Eleanor Goddard May

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    Abigail Williams May reflected on the wider significance of the two days since President Lincoln's assassination, saying, “You will remember, forever, with satisfaction, that you were alive at this time.”

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    May and Goddard Family Papers, Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

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    Abigail Williams May. "Abigail Williams May to Eleanor Goddard May". Remembering Lincoln. Web. Accessed December 7, 2019. https://rememberinglincoln.fords.org/node/693