Lot of 5 Lincoln Civil War-era covers, all unmailed. Most notably, the collection features an embossed campaign cover, with front text surrounded by stars above a tricolor American flag: "Slavery Sectional. Union & Liberty / Freedom National. Onward to Victory." Text on back flap reading, "Hon. Abraham Lincoln of Ill. / for President; / Hon. Hannibal Hamlin of ME. / for V. Pres." Also with cover bearing a tricolor, flag-draped Lincoln as a comet falling from the sky, printed with text: "Star of the North, or the Comet of 1861." Additional covers include a campaign example from 1864, with portrait busts of Abraham Lincoln and Andrew Johnson by L. Prang, Boston, MA, with "With these / true hearts, / through Victory / to Union / and Peace" at left; an undated example bearing a portrait bust of a bearded Lincoln by J.M. Whittemore, Boston, MA; and an undated example with a beardless Lincoln surrounded by crossed flags, topped with a spread-winged eagle, with "Honest Abe" below.
Some with corner wear and foxing; brittleness to Lincoln/Johnson cover, particularly near adhesive.
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