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4-cent Lincoln Quotation

4c Abraham Lincoln Quote single

Scott Catalogue USA: 1143
Description:

This American Credo issue stamp was issued to re-emphasize the ideals upon which America was founded and to honor those great Americans who wrote or uttered the credos. This stamp features a quotation from the Sixteenth President of the United States, Abraham Lincoln. The quotation is from a letter written in 1859 to Mr. Henry L. Pierce from Abraham Lincoln. The stamp also features a small image of Lady Freedom and Lincoln’s signature.

United States; America; Abraham Lincoln; ideals; credo; lawyer; representative; senator; president; freedom; letter; Lady Freedom; quotation; signature

Date:
November 19, 1960
Medium:
paper; ink (magenta, green); adhesive / engraving
Museum ID:
1980.2493.5306
Place:
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA


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