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Wakely, G.D. "Lincoln's County Seat"

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC05136.48 Author/Creator: Wakely, G.D. Place Written: s.l. Type: Photograph Date: no date Pagination: 1 stereocard ; 9.4 x 18.2 cm.

Summary of Content: Yellow mount. Shows two men standing on grass looking at a large white house.

Background Information:

People: Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
Brady, Mathew B., 1823-1896

Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Subjects: PhotographyPresidentCivil WarGovernment and CivicsArchitecture

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