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(Lincoln, William Wallace "Willie," 1850-1862)

Auction:
2167
Lot:
52
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Auction:
Sale #2167 - 2167
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 26, 2002 11:00AM

Description:

(Lincoln, William Wallace "Willie," 1850-1862), Lock of hair, encased in a small tintype box, bound with small string and with a muslin background; Willie Lincoln, the third son of Abraham Lincoln died in the Executive Mansion on February 20th, 1862 of "Bilious Fever." He remains the only child of any president to have died at the White House. Provenance: The Oliver R. Barrett Collection, ref. Sandburg, Carl, Lincoln Collector: The Oliver R. Barrett Collection, New York, 1950.
Estimate $2,500-3,500

Keywords

Willie Lincoln, Lincoln Collector, William Wallace, Executive Mansion, Fever, Abraham Lincoln, Executive, president , White House, Barrett, Genealogy, House of Vasa, Lincoln, Lincoln, Nebraska, United States, United States Whig Party