Presidential Inaugurations

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Abraham Lincoln
First Inauguration, March 4, 1861

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Inaugural Address, March 4, 1861, printed with Lincoln's emendations. Library of Congress. Manuscript Division. The Papers of Abraham Lincoln. Online in American Treasures at the Library of Congress.

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Marvin Kranz, historical specialist, Manuscript Division, Library of Congress.

 

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Presidential Inaugurations