Letter from May. 21, 1865

A.M. Black to Jane Black

  • Full Title

    Letter of A. M. Black, Springfield, to Sister [Jane Black], May 21, 1865

  • Description

    Describes a wreath he obtained from Abraham Lincoln's funeral for her. States, ". . . .I have got the Lincoln Wreath for you. Josephine got it from her mother Mrs. Edwards. It was made and placed on the Coffin in Chicago by Miss Arnold of that place she is a daughter of Congressman Arnold. . . .Strangers are making great efforts to get relics. . . .Josephine is to have enough of Mr. Lincoln's hair to fill a small locket. . . ."

  • Source

    Missouri History Museum

  • Rights

    This item is in the public domain.

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  • Cite this Item

    Black, Alexander M.. "Letter of A. M. Black, Springfield, to Sister [Jane Black], May 21, 1865". Remembering Lincoln. Web. Accessed August 24, 2019. https://rememberinglincoln.fords.org/node/312