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Letter to Mary Lincoln (September 21, 1863)

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“The air is so clear and cool, and apparantly healthy, that I would be glad for you to come. Nothing very particular, but I would be glad [to] see you and Tad.”

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Washington, D.C. 
Sept. 21. 1863
 
Mrs. A Lincoln 
Fifth Avenue Hotel New-York
 
The air is so clear and cool, and apparantly healthy, that I would be glad for you to come. Nothing very particular, but I would be glad [to] see you and Tad.
 
A. LINCOLN
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