Preston Bailhache to John E. Boos

Title

Preston Bailhache to John E. Boos

Description

Due to his advanced age, Preston Bailhache declines an invitation by John E. Boos of Albany, New York, to attend a Lincoln observance. Instead, Bailhache promises to send a few words about Lincoln as he knew him.

Creator

Bailhache, Preston

Publisher

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum

Date

1916-01-13

Rights

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

Format

pdf

Language

en

Identifier

300518
T1916.01.13-MISC

Transcription

(engraved) B

27 Townsend Ave Stapleton NY Jan 13/16

JE Boos Esq Supt Public Bath No 3 Albany NY

Dear Sir Your letter rquesting a line from me about Abraham Lincoln Rcd some days ago (Dated July 5, 1916!) My age will prevent my being present, but I will send you a few words about


him as I knew him. Do you celebrate on his anniversary Birthday or on July 5/816?

Respectfully, Preston H. Bailhache Pronounced Balash

Status

Complete

Percent Completed

100

Weight

20

Original Format

paper and ink
2 p
17 x 13 cm

Citation

Bailhache, Preston, “Preston Bailhache to John E. Boos,” Chronicling Illinois, accessed October 22, 2019, http://alplm-cdi.com/chroniclingillinois/items/show/8353.