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2 handkerchiefs used by Mary Todd Lincoln donated to Lincoln Memorial University museum
Reported by: Associated Press
Reported: Saturday, February 1, 2014 4:12 PM EST
Two handkerchiefs once owned by Mary Todd Lincoln have been given to a museum at Lincoln Memorial University.
The News Sentinel reports the silk and cotton handkerchiefs are monogrammed with the initials "ML."
Lincoln Memorial alumnus Randy Bumgardner donated the articles to the museum, after buying them in a 2010 auction. Bumgardner is general manager of the Blair House, the president's Washington, D.C., guest house.
The handkerchiefs will go on display with a coffee and hot chocolate china set used by the Lincolns. The exhibit will also include handkerchief owned by Abraham Lincoln.
Information from: Knoxville News Sentinel, http://www.knoxnews.com