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Mason & Co. (Philadelphia, Pa.) Lincoln campaign songster.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC08709 Author/Creator: Mason & Co. (Philadelphia, Pa.) Place Written: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Type: Pamphlet Date: 1864 Pagination: 16 p. ; 10.8 x 7.2 cm.

Summary of Content: Title page states songster is for the use of clubs and contains all the most popular songs. Miniature book with woodcut of Lincoln on paper cover and printer's advertisements on back cover. Intended for the 1864 Presidential election. Advertisements on back cover have been slightly trimmed.

People: Mason & Co., fl. 1864
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865

Historical Era: Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1877

Subjects: PresidentGovernment and CivicsRepublican PartyPoliticsElectionMusic

Sub Era: The American Civil War

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