John Linden Roll to John E. Boos

Title

John Linden Roll to John E. Boos

Description

John Linden Roll forwards various Lincoln materials to John E. Boos for his Lincoln collection. Roll's large collection of Lincoln materials is becoming "...quite a burden in caring for it and entertaining the many callers and correspondents." As a result, the elderly gentleman is thinking about disposing of his Lincoln collection.

Creator

Roll, John Linden

Publisher

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum

Date

1943-01-05

Rights

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

Format

pdf

Language

en

Identifier

300536
T1943.01.05-MISC

Transcription

Willie Lincoln gave Johnny Roll his dag

when his Dad took him to Washington.

Springfield Ill. 1/5-1943

Mr. J.C. Boos

Albany NY.

My Dear Mr. Boos:

I am mailing herewith a copy of the Grace Bedell story which I thought you might like to add to your Lincoln collection, they are photostats from newspaper clippings. I have many reproductions, many of which are from the originals. The walls and tables in my Den are completely coverd with pictures of or related to Lincoln Lore (my hobby) but it is comming to be quite a burden in caring for it and entertaining the many callers and correspondents.

Respectfully

John Linden Roll

Christmas day marked my 88 1/2 birth. I am thinking of dispossing of my entire collection.

Status

Complete

Percent Completed

100

Weight

20

Original Format

paper and ink
1 p
26 x 17 cm

Citation

Roll, John Linden, “John Linden Roll to John E. Boos,” Chronicling Illinois, accessed July 22, 2018, http://alplm-cdi.com/chroniclingillinois/items/show/8378.