Rhoda Barnes to Milton Barnes, April 17, 1865.

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Creator:Barnes, Rhoda
Title:Rhoda Barnes to Milton Barnes, April 17, 1865.

Letter to Milton Barnes from his wife Rhoda Barnes. Rhoda writes about her deep sorrow after the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln on April 14, 1865. She uses several Bible verses in this letter. She is also distraught as she has heard rumors from several townspeople that Lincoln's successor, Vice President Andrew Johnson was intoxicated during his swearing-in.

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Subjects:Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 | Johnson, Andrew, 1808-1875 | Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865--Assassination | United States, Virginia, 37.431573, -78.656894
Collection:George Mason University
Institution:George Mason University
Contributors:George Mason University. Libraries. Special Collections Research Center
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For more information about this collection, see the Guide to the Milton Barnes papers, 1853-1891: http://sca.gmu.edu/finding_aids/barnes.html. The original version of this digital copy can be found in Collection.Box.Folder number: C0065.02.81

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Persistent Link to Item:http://hdl.handle.net/1920/6291