Life with Leo

February 23, 2011

Abraham Lincoln and George Washington Postcards

Filed under: post cards — fehlhaber @ 4:21 pm

Happy Lincoln’s Birthday (Feb. 12) and Washington’s Birthday (Feb. 22).  Two more from the Newell collection.

Image of Lincoln walking behind the U.S. Navy and ahead of the newly emancipated: “With Malice towards none, with charity for all”.  President Lincoln’s entry into Richmond – April 4th, 1865.

Sent to Master Leo Newell, Virginia Ill.  “From Thomas J. Butler”

George Washington, sword drawn, on a white horse: “First in war, first in peace and first in the hearts of his countrymen”

Sent to Mr. Leo Newell, Virginia, Ill.  “From your friend, Robert Farmer.”

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