MHS Calendar of Events

12 April 2013 this event is free Public Program, Exhibition

“You Know I Dislike Slavery”: Lincoln before the Presidency

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Exhibition Spotlight Elaine Grublin, Massachusetts Historical Society

Focusing on the text of the August 1855 letter Lincoln wrote to his friend Joshua Fry Speed, Elaine Grublin, MHS Head of Reader Services, will discuss Lincoln’s early thoughts on slavery in America and his reaction to the rise of the American (“Know-Nothing”) Party.