Friday, May 29, 2009

Lincoln Letter Returned

It is always somewhat intriguing to see which biblio-stories "hit the big time." This one certainly has, with stories this morning in the Boston Globe (via AP), New York Times, Washington Post, and on the front page of A Lincoln letter to his Treasury Secretary has been returned to the National Archives; it was removed from a volume of Treasury Department correspondence at least sixty years ago, and resurfaced in 2006 when it was sold to a private collector at auction.