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President Lincoln's Inaugural Reception

President Lincoln's Inaugural Reception

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White House Historical Association (White House Collection)

President Lincoln's Inaugural Reception

Creator: Published by John A. Smith, 1865.

President Lincoln's second inaugural reception was in the East Room. In this view, the President is in the center shaking hands with Mrs. Ulysses S. Grant. General Grant stands behind his wife, and Vice President Andrew Johnson looks intently into Lincoln's face. Mary Lincoln observes the scene from behind her husband.

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