|Object Name||Cloth Fragment|
|Other Name||Coat Fragment|
|Collection||Rutherford B. Hayes|
|Description||Small piece of black cloth, tan cloth, white cloth and black checked cloth; contained in tubular glass jar; stopper at bottom; rim flares out to form a "foot"|
|Dimensions||W-1.378 L-3.386 inches|
|Provenance||These pieces of cloth were part of the coat worn by Abraham Lincoln when he was assassinated by John Wilkes Booth on April 14, 1865. Given to Thomas F. Pendel (Chief Doorkeeper) by Tad Lincoln, son of President Lincoln. Cloth's authenticity was certified as true by W. H. Crook, notary public and executive clerk in Lincoln's administration.|
Crook, W. H.
Pendel, Thomas F.
Booth, John Wilkes
John Wilkes Booth
W. H. Crook