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    • The Day Lincoln was Shot: Postscript

    • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865--Assassination
    • Typescript written and signed by Jim Bishop, author of The Day Lincoln was Shot. The postscript describes what happened to the people who played a part in the day Lincoln was assassinated.
    • Abraham Lincoln to H.L. Haines

    • Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; United States--Politics and government--19th century; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
    • Signed response from Abraham Lincoln to the request for an autograph, July 10, 1860
    • R. C. Keyes to Mr. Lucas

    • Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson), 1822-1885; Sherman, William T. (William Tecumseh), 1820-1891; United States--Politics and government--19th century; Republican National Convention; United States--History--Civil War,...
    • Reminsciences about Abraham Lincoln written by a man who grew up on a farm near the Capitol in Springfield, Illinois. In his letter to Mr. Lucas, he recounts his boyhood impressions of Lincoln, of his attendance at the 1860 Republican National...
    • Receipt from William Florville for services rendered

    • Florville, William, approximately 1806-1868; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; African Americans; Haitians
    • Receipt from William Florville (Billy the Barber), for money received from the estate of E.S. Rohly for services rendered. Florville was Abraham Lincoln's African American barber in Springfield, Ill.
    • Letter from Edward Bates

    • United States--Politics and government--19th century; United States--Officials and employees; Bates, Edward, 1793-1869
    • Note from Edward Bates, US Attorney General under Abraham Lincoln from 1861 to 1864. "Sir, Coming home, after an absence of six weeks, I find your letter of July 11. It is dated only at "Hartford" the poststamp, as usual, is illegible, so I direct...
    • Teegardin, Myron (Interview outline and video), 2011

    • Oral history; Veterans History Project (U.S.); United States--History, Military; Michigan--History, Military; Veterans ; Video recordings; Korean War, 1950-1953--Personal narratives, American; United States. Army
    • Myron Teegardin was born in 1943. He grew up in San Diego, California where he completed high school. Not long after graduation, he enlisted in the Army. He initially trained as an engineer, but then went to Fort Benning, Georgia, for jump school,...
    • Day, Mike (Interview outline and video), 2009

    • Oral history; Veterans History Project (U.S.); United States--History, Military; Michigan--History, Military; Veterans; Video recordings; United States. Army; Iraq War, 2003-2011--Personal narratives, American;
    • Mike Day was a veteran of Operation Iraqi Freedom who is currently serving in the National Guard. His recent term of deployment lasted about 11 ½ months. In this account, Day discusses his pre-enlistment year, his enlistment and training in the...
    • Letters to Grace Bedell Billings, "Lincoln's little girl"

    • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Bedell, Grace, 1848-1936; Bedell, Grace, 1848-1936
    • Letters sent to Grace Bedell, "Lincoln's Little Girl." As a little girl Grace saw an election portrait of Lincoln with a shaven face. Grace wrote Lincoln asking him to grow a beard as she thought he would look better with whiskers. Grace told...
    • Letter to Abraham. L. Pennock, June 18, 1845

    • Antislavery movements; London Yearly Meeting (Religious Society of Friends); Society of Friends; Quakers; Quaker abolitionists; Slavery--United States; Pennock, Abraham Liddon, 1786-1868; Dirkind, Alexander
    • Letter to Quaker abolitionist Abraham L. Pennock in Haverford, Pennsylvania from a fellow Quaker in England cautioning him about activism with Abolitionist societies in America. The correspondent also inquires about the availability of work and...
    • Letter to Abraham. L. Pennock, June 18, 1845

    • Antislavery movements; London Yearly Meeting (Religious Society of Friends); Society of Friends; Quakers; Quaker abolitionists; Slavery--United States; Pennock, Abraham Liddon, 1786-1868; Dirkind, Alexander
    • Letter to Quaker abolitionist Abraham L. Pennock in Haverford, Pennsylvania from a fellow Quaker in England cautioning him about activism with Abolitionist societies in America. The correspondent also inquires about the availability of work and...
    • William Henry Shepard from G. C. Noble

    • Harvard Law School; Unitarian Universalists; Abolitionists; Women's rights; United States--Politics and government--19th century; Phillips, Wendell, 1811-1884; Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879; Emerson, Ralph Waldo, 1803-1882; Douglass,...
    • Letter to a friend from Harvard law student regarding his attendance at Boston political festivals where he heard Abolitionists William Lloyd Garrison and Frederick Douglass, and at a women's rights convention. He also discusses politics in the...
    • A.S. Clark from Thomas Proctor

    • Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper; Correspondence; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
    • Letter requesting copies of an illustration of Lincoln's deathbed scene published in Frank Leslie's Illustrated newspaper, from a man who was present, Mar. 12, 1896
    • J. Elfreth Watkins from Robert Todd Lincoln

    • Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; United States--Politics and government--19th century; Correspondence; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
    • Letter from Robert Todd Lincoln, son of Abraham Lincoln, politely refusing to express an opinion in print.
    • John W. Markle to his wife

    • Dix, John Ross, 1800?-1865; Nashville, Battle of, Nashville, Tenn., 1864; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Broadsides; Magnus, Charles
    • Letter from John W. Markle written on Charles Magnus broadside ballad of "Nobody Hurt" (Old Abe) by John Ross Dix with images of Columbia holding a pen, the Constitution and a shield; the face of Abraham Lincoln framed by a star and array of U.S....
    • Letter from James Tanner to A.S. Clark

    • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865--Assassination
    • Letter from James Tanner to A.S. Clark requesting copies of newspapers from the Civil War era. Tanner served as Secretary Stanton's stenographer and was at Lincoln's deathbed. His notes were the first official evidence and the most comprehensive...
    • C.H. West from E.C. Fowler

    • Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Blair, Montgomery, 1813-1883; Republican Party (U.S. 1854- ); United States--Politics and government--19th century; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865;
    • Letter from Fowler to his uncle discussing political appointments in Baltimore. Letter mentions Fowler's meeting with Abraham Lincoln shortly after his inauguration with a delegation from Baltimore.
    • C.C. Ruthranoff from Edwin Booth

    • Booth, John Wilkes, 1838-1865; United States--Politics and government--19th century; Correspondence; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865--Assassination; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
    • Letter from Edwin Booth, brother of John Wilkes Booth, declining an interview.

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