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Collection Reference Number GLC04415
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to the 1860s 
Title Abraham Lincoln to William H. Wilson re: did not vote against sending supplies during Mexican War
Date 3 November 1860
Author Lincoln, Abraham (1809-1865)  
Recipient Wilson, William H.  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Basler, Roy. P. The Collected Works Of Abraham Lincoln. (New Brunswick, NJ and London: Rutgers University Press, 1974), Vol. X 1832 - 1865, p. 59
Subjects Military History  Military Supplies  Congress  Mexican War  Latin and South America  Global History and Civics  Foreign Affairs  Government and Civics  
People Lincoln, Abraham (1809-1865)  Wilson, William H. (fl. 1860)  
Theme The Mexican War; Government & Politics; Foreign Affairs
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1860-1945
Additional Information Notes: Partially printed in Basler 10: 59. The letter was written in response to allegations raised by Democrats that Lincoln, while in Congress, had voted against supplying the troops fighting the Mexican War.
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Civil War, Reconstruction and the Modern Era: 1860-1945
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