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Lincoln's Beard - Beards in History

Posted by Jason Smalls on

Interested in learning about some historical beards? In this blog series - Beards in History - I've decided to start with Lincoln. When I think of historical beards, his always comes to mind first. I had heard that it was a young girl who first suggested that Lincoln grow a beard. I did little research and discovered there is a letter from said girl still in existence where the fateful suggestion was made.  Hon A B Lincoln...Dear SirMy father has just home from the fair and brought home your picture and Mr. Hamlin's. I am a little girl only 11 years...

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