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Abraham Lincoln to George Ashmun, June 4, 1860

Abraham Lincoln, June 3, 1860, detail
This letter to Massachusetts Republican Party political leader George Ashmun written just after Abraham Lincoln's 1860 presidential nomination illustrates how Republican candidate Lincoln addressed early confusion over his name. (By Matthew Pinsker)


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