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24 June 2009
LINCOLN, Abraham. Partly printed document signed ("Abraham Lincoln"), as President, Washington, 25 May 1863. 1 page, 4to, names of the pardon recipients accomplished in a clerical hand.
IN THE FATEFUL SPRING OF 1863, IN BETWEEN CHANCELLORSVILLE AND THE FATEFUL CLASH AT GETTYSBURG, Lincoln pardons Richard Hayden. "I hereby authorize and direct the Secretary of State to affix the Seal of the United States to a Warrant for the pardon of Richard Hayden. A particularly fine, bold example of Lincoln's signature.
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