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McLellan Lincoln Collection (Brown University)


Lincolniana at Brown

The Lincoln Collection at Brown University has a rather interesting story, and it all started back in the fall of 1855. John Milton Hay arrived in September of that year to start his education at Brown, and he would go on to a distinguished career in public service, including a stint as President Abraham Lincoln's private secretary. In the early 20th century, Andrew Carnegie offered to pay half of...