Letter from Robert Todd Lincoln to Charles D. Walcott

ID: SIA RU000192 [SIA2018-039653]

Creator: Lincoln, Robert Todd 1843-1926

Form/Genre: Letters (correspondence)

Date: 1921

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 192, Image No. SIA2018-039653

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Summary

Reply written to Secretary Charles D. Walcott from Robert Todd Lincoln encouraging him to not display the clothing President Abraham Lincoln worn on the night of his assassination. The clothing was never acquired by the National Museum. Correspondence No. 69608.

Subject

  • Walcott, Charles D (Charles Doolittle) 1850-1927
  • Lincoln, Abraham 1809-1865
  • United States National Museum

Cite as

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 192, Image No. SIA2018-039653

Repository Loc.

Smithsonian Institution Archives Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520

Date

  • 1921
  • May 13, 1921

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  • No Known Copyright Restrictions

Topic

Assassination

Form/Genre

Letters (correspondence)

Local number

SIA RU000192 [SIA2018-039653]

Physical description

Ink on paper; 8 x 9.5