Best Lincoln Stories Tersely Told
by J. E. Gallaher
Pub. in 1898

 

ONE OF MR. LINCOLN’S AUTOGRAPHS.
 

Abraham Lincoln once received a letter asking for a ‘sentiment’ and his autograph. He replied: "Dear Madam: When you ask a stranger for that which is of interest only to yourself always enclose a stamp. Abraham Lincoln."

 

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