Letter from Apr. 21, 1865

Union League Funeral Invitation

  • Full Title

    Union League of Philadelphia Funeral Invitation Letter

  • Description

    Secretary of The Union League of Philadelphia, George H. Boker, wrote to League members about their role in receiving President Lincoln's body during the funeral procession through Philadelphia.

  • Source

    The Abraham Lincoln Foundation of The Union League of Philadelphia (Object ID: XI.2.003)

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    Use of this item for research, teaching and private study is permitted with proper citation and attribution, as “Courtesy of The Abraham Lincoln Foundation of The Union League of Philadelphia.” Reproduction of this item for publication, broadcast or commercial use requires written permission. For permission, please contact The Abraham Lincoln Foundation.

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    George H. Boker. "Union League of Philadelphia Funeral Invitation Letter". Union League of Philadelphia. Remembering Lincoln. Web. Accessed April 22, 2019. https://rememberinglincoln.fords.org/node/1006