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Condem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jan-21-09 04:51 PM
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Doing homework where the Gettysburg Address was written.
Malia Obama plans on using Lincoln's desk for tough assignments. I don't know. I'd be inspired.
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Sanity Claws Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jan-21-09 04:56 PM
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1. I'm sure Lincoln's desk will be inspirational
but didn't Lincoln write the Gettysburg Address on a train? Somehow I recall something like that.
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scheming daemons Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jan-21-09 04:57 PM
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2. Lincoln wrote the address on an envelope while riding a train..
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NYC Liberal Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jan-21-09 05:01 PM
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3. That's actually a myth. He wrote several drafts in the White House
and finished it up once he arrived in Gettysburg while staying at a friend's house
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lapfog_1 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jan-21-09 05:16 PM
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4. However, it would have FIT on a envelope.
Perhaps a requirement for all political speeches is that the speech giver writes it out longhand on an envelope.
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