Mary Lincoln to Mary W. Brayman

Title

Mary Lincoln to Mary W. Brayman

Description

Mary Lincoln writes a gracious invitation to Mr. & Mrs. W. Brayman and young ladies inviting them to drop by her house for a social visit that Saturday evening. The Braymans occupied the Lincolns' Springfield house during the war years. The invitation is written on stationary embossed with "moiniers".

Creator

Lincoln, Mary Todd

Publisher

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum

Date

1850's

Rights

The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library Foundation holds all rights and permissions.

Format

pdf

Language

en

Identifier

300072
T185?

Transcription

Saturday afternoon

My Dear Mrs. Brayman,

If your health will admit of venturing out Such damp weather, we would be much pleased to have you. Mr B. & the young ladies come round this eve about seven & pass a social evening, also any friend you may have with you

Yours Truly

Mary Lincoln

Status

Complete

Percent Completed

100

Weight

20

Original Format

paper and pencil
1 p
15 x 9 cm

Citation

Lincoln, Mary Todd, “Mary Lincoln to Mary W. Brayman,” Chronicling Illinois, accessed November 17, 2019, http://alplm-cdi.com/chroniclingillinois/items/show/7988.