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Collection - George L. LaForest Collection (c.00661)

This civil war collection of George L. LaForest includes letters, a copy of article about shooting of President Lincoln, a copy of Lincoln declaration of war, an image of locomotive L.H. Tupper on Lincoln's train, the poem "Break the News Gently", a certificate of indebtedness, an advertisement for Peninsular Stove Company, and a ledger about communications received. The materials mostly refer to the New York region.
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Poem - "Break the News Gently"
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