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Collection Reference Number GLC02083
From Archive Folder Unassociated Civil War Documents 1863 
Title Abraham Lincoln to Elihu B. Washburne stating that a second term "would be a great honor...."
Date 26 October 1863
Author Lincoln, Abraham (1809-1865)  
Recipient Washburne, Elihu B.  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Written on Executive Mansion stationery and noted as "Private & Confidential." Concerns a leave of absence for Maj. Gen. Cadwallader C. Washburn [sic], an appointment for Israel Washburn at Portland, Me. which was accepted, and for his friend Thompson Campbell. (Slight mat burn in margins.)
Subjects Military History  Civil War  President  Government and Civics  Politics  Election  Office Seeker  Friendship  
People Lincoln, Abraham (1809-1865)  Washburne, E. B. (Elihu Benjamin) (1816-1887)  
Place written Washington
Theme The American Civil War; The Presidency; Government & Politics
Sub-collection Papers and Images of the American Civil War
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Civil War, Reconstruction and the Modern Era: 1860-1945
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