Mary Lincoln to Leonard Swett

Title

Mary Lincoln to Leonard Swett

Description

Mary Lincoln asks Leonard Swett to call on her, as "I have some things to say I do not wish to be troublesome yet I am daily convinced that I must make some definite arrangements for the future." Mary uses mourning stationery with black borders.

Creator

Lincoln, Mary Todd

Publisher

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum

Date

1867-02

Rights

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

Format

pdf

Language

en

Identifier

300105
T1867.02

Has Version

Turner, p. 409

Transcription

375 [West?] Wash St.

Hon Leonard Swett

My dear Sir:

If perfectly convenient, I would be pleased to see you this afternoon, I have some things to say, which I would like to mention to you. I do not wish to be troublesome yet I am daily convinced that I must make some definite arrangements for the future.

I remain respectfully, &

Truly,

Mary Lincoln.


Mary Lincoln

Status

Complete

Percent Completed

100

Weight

20

Original Format

paper and ink
2 p
21 x 14 cm

Citation

Lincoln, Mary Todd, “Mary Lincoln to Leonard Swett,” Chronicling Illinois, accessed November 20, 2019, http://alplm-cdi.com/chroniclingillinois/items/show/8170.