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Collection Reference Number GLC02793.034
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to the 1860s 
Title Abraham Lincoln to Mary Todd Lincoln regarding finances
Date 31 March 1864
Author Lincoln, Abraham (1809-1865)  
Recipient Lincoln, Mary Todd  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Addresses his wife as "Dear Mother." Sends a draft for $50 and states that any merchant in New York will give her money for it. Written on Executive Mansion stationery.
Subjects First Lady  Women's History  President  Marriage  Finance  Merchants and Trade  Commerce  
People Lincoln, Abraham (1809-1865)  Lincoln, Mary Todd (1818-1882)  
Place written Washington, D.C.
Theme The American Civil War; The Presidency; Women in American History
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1860-1945
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Civil War, Reconstruction and the Modern Era: 1860-1945
Civil War: Recipient Relationship Wife