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Dedication Day

The 146th anniversary of the Gettysburg Address, in the bicentennial of Lincoln's birth.

Here are images of the two pages of Lincoln's manuscript copy, called the "first draft", that is believed to be the earliest surviving written text of the address:

First Page of " First Draft" of Gettysburg Address
First Page of "First Draft" of Gettysburg Address

Second Page of "First Draft" of Gettysburg Address
Second Page of "First Draft" of Gettysburg Address

See also One Week Until Dedication Day, The Gettysburg Address: Thursday, November 19, 1863., and "A Few Appropriate Remarks".

Lane Core Jr. CIW P — Thu. 11/19/09 05:52:02 PM
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