New artifacts make their way to the Lincoln Presidential Library

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SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WAND) - The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum has two new additions. 

A portrait of Lincoln and a letter he wrote are now on display.

The painting depicts young Lincoln taking a break after cutting down a tree.

The letter was written by Lincoln 175 years ago and shows us a side of him we haven't seen before. 

In this angry letter, Lincoln writes to his colleague Andrew McCormack — hoping to persuade him to vote with the Whig party.

Both artifacts will be on display for the rest of the year. 

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