Abe Lincoln's memory is living strong these days!
On Thursday, the fancy auction house, Christie's, sold
one of the old president's handwritten manuscripts for $3.44 million.
Lincoln trumps the recession!
The sale of the handwritten 1864 speech set a new auction record for any American historical document.
Thursday's sale was just slightly higher than the previous record of $3.40 million set last year, also for a n1864