Philadelphia Incident Decades Ago Echoes Unrest In FergusonIt's a piece of the past that echoes today, given the current situation in Ferguson, Missouri.
Riding ‘Lincoln’ Popularity, Local Art Dealer Puts Rare Letter Up For SaleA recently-discovered, unpublished Lincoln family letter written nearly a year before his assassination is being made available by a Philadelphia-based historic documents dealer.
Philadelphia Dealer Selling Historic Civil War DocumentWhile many historians concur the bombardment on Fort Sumter triggered the start of the Civil War, there is a document President Abraham Lincoln signed just days after the event that is actually considered the legal launch of the bloody conflict between the states.
Rare Document Signed By Lincoln For Sale In PhiladelphiaThe Raab Collection in Philadelphia said Tuesday it is selling the document, which it calls one of the most important in American history. The asking price is $900,000.