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Vanderbilt's Lincoln Letter

Vanderbilt’s Lincoln Letter, Washington Oil Portrait on Display for Presidents’ Week

Just after the start of the Civil War in 1861, President Abraham Lincoln wrote a letter to Fernando Wood, then mayor of New York City, that is part of William K. Vanderbilt II’s extensive archives. To commemorate the Presidents’ Day holiday, the Vanderbilt Museum will display the Lincoln letter, as well as an oil portrait...
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