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Lincoln donated to Ireland during the Great Famine.
Amazing! Thank you for posting this, Kieran!
Didn't know that!
Interesting! Thanks for posting that article.

Mary, and all the Todds, were proud of the family's Scots/Irish background. I wonder if this donation was given by her request, or if she even knew of it.
That was a lot of money back then. I'm reminded of the famous "Irish Brigade" that would serve Lincoln so well during the Civil War.
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