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This collection is archived in Manuscripts & Folklife Archives at Western Kentucky University; 270-745-6434;


Finding aid and full-text scan (Click on "Additional Files" below) for Manuscripts Small Collection 466. Letter to George W. Burchette, Burkesville, Kentucky, from President Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Washington, D.C., which mentions that Burchette was a member of the funeral guard of Abraham Lincoln in Chicago, and which also expresses best wishes to him.


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