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    It burned in the Chicago Fire.  President Lincoln was reluctant to part with his original draft, but he allowed it to be auctioned.  The patron paid $3,000 for the manuscript and donated it to the Chicago Soldiers’ Home.  During the fire of 1871 the manuscript was attached too firmly to the wall and was unable to be saved.

  • Sorry, that's incorrect
    Answer:

    It burned in the Chicago Fire.  President Lincoln was reluctant to part with his original draft, but he allowed it to be auctioned.  The patron paid $3,000 for the manuscript and donated it to the Chicago Soldiers’ Home.  During the fire of 1871 the manuscript was attached too firmly to the wall and was unable to be saved.

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