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The Two Mary Lincolns Disaster

It was inevitable. Mary Todd Lincoln, mother-in-law, and Mary Harlan Lincoln, daughter-in law…  Mary Lincoln Meets Mary Harlan When the Lincolns came to Washington in 1861, they became acquainted with Senator and Mrs. James Harlan, Republicans of Iowa. In due … Continue reading

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Mary and Robert Lincoln: A Family Tragedy

The Widow Mary would have a tenuous and tragic relationship with her son Robert Lincoln for the remaining years of her life. The Family Situation Abraham Lincoln died without a will, thus his estate would be shared equally by Mary, … Continue reading

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