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Letters about Andrew Lincoln Lyon, 1925 May 1st.
Wyles SC 139
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Title:

Letters about Andrew Lincoln Lyon, 1925 May 1st

Creator/Contributor:

Lyon, Andrew Lincoln.

Creator/Contributor:

Online Archive of California

Abstract:

One holograph letter about a meeting with Andrew Lincoln Lyon in Asbury Park, New Jersey during which he mentions General Lyon being a leader in Missouri and saving the border state to the Union, being a descendent of the Lincolns, and being at Abraham Lincoln's funeral in Chicago, Illinois sixty years earlier. One typed letter signed by Andrew Lincoln Lyon recounts in detail Lincoln's funeral on May 1st, 1865 in Chicago, including the presence of Gen. Joe Hooker, Gen. Dix, and Long John Wentworth, a local celebrity and former Mayor of Chicago.

Date:

1925 (issued)

Subject:

Hooker, Joseph -- 1814-1879
Dix, John A. (John Adams) -- 1798-1879
Wentworth, John -- 1815-1888
Lincoln, Abraham -- 1809-1865 -- Death and burial

Note:

Use of the collection is unrestricted.
Use governed by UCSB Special Collections policy.
Cite as: [Identification of item], Letters about Andrew Lincoln Lyon. Wyles SC 139. Department of Special Collections, Davidson Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.

Type:

Letters (correspondence)

Physical Description:

2 items (4 leaves) ; 22 x 14 cm ; 23 x 17 cm.

Language:

English

Identifier:

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

Use of the collection is unrestricted.
Use governed by UCSB Special Collections policy.