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    • 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...
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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...
    • Mark Howard to his wife

    • Howard, Mark, 1817-1887; Hamlin, Hannibal, 1809-1891; Welles, Gideon, 1802-1878; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Lincoln, Mary Todd, 1818-1882; Trumbull, Lyman, 1813-1896; Judd, Norman B. (Norman Buel), 1815-1878; Howard, Angelina Lee; United...
    • Letter by Mark Howard, insurance company president and Lincoln political appointee, describing his meeting in Chicago with Abraham Lincoln and other prominent Republicans shortly after Lincoln's election in 1860.
    • 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 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...
    • Letter from David Davis

    • Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Davis, David, 1815-1886
    • Letter from David Davis, U.S. Senator from Illinois and associate justice of the US Supreme Court requesting a meeting, Feb. 28th.
    • Letter about the Lincoln-McClellan campaign by Reverdy Johnson

    • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Johnson, Reverdy, 1796-1876;
    • Letter about the Lincoln-McClellan campaign by former Attorney General, Reverdy Johnson supporter of McClellan. Believing that Lincoln's actions on emancipation and other areas to be illegal, he states "I hope you can keep the case before the...
    • 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....
    • J.G Ramsdall from A.B. Markham

    • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Inauguration Day; United States Capitol (Washington, D.C.)
    • Letter describing Abraham Lincoln's second Inaugural Address, the celebrations, and his impressions of Washington, D.C., Baltimore, Pittsburgh, and Harrisburgh. The letter is accompanied by an envelope addressed to Mr. Claude Hamilton from the...
    • 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.
    • Grand Jury indictment of George Gregg

    • Lamon, Ward Hill, 1828-1893; Alcoholic beverages; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Grand jury; Indictments; Court records; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865;
    • Illinois Grand Jury indictment of George Gregg for selling spirituous liquors without a license. Signed by Ward H. Lamon, former law partner of Abraham Lincoln.
    • 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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