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Abraham Lincoln Miscellaneous Papers,1840-1864, 1840

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Knt000731Guide to the Abraham Lincoln Miscellaneous Papers, 1840-1864Processed by: Processed by; machine-readable finding aid created by:Encoded bySpecial CollectionsThe Filson Historical Society 1310 South Third Street Louisville, KY 40208 Phone: (502) 635-5083Fax: (502) 635-5086 Email: holmberg@filsonhistorical.orgURL: http://www.filsonhistorical.org/ Copyright 2001 The Filson Historical SocietyLibraries. All Rights Reserved.Machine-readable finding aid derived from MARC DatabaseDate of source: Date completedDescription is in English.Guide to the Abraham Lincoln Miscellaneous Papers, 1840-1864Contact InformationSpecial CollectionsThe Filson Historical Society 1310 South Third Street Louisville, Kentucky40208 USAPhone: (502) 635-5083Fax: (502) 635-5086 Email: holmberg@filsonhistorical.orgURL: http://www.filsonhistorical.org/Processed by: StaffDate Completed: n.d.Encoded by: M. Plarr Copyright 2001 The Filson Historical Society. All Rights Reserved.Abraham Lincoln Miscellaneous Papers,1840-1864 N/ALincoln, Abraham, 1809-18657 itemsNo items online. Must visit contributing institution.The Filson Historical Society Special Collections Louisville, Kentucky 40208 USAOpen to researchers.[Identification of item], Abraham Lincoln Miscellaneous Papers, 1840-1864, Special Collections, The Filson Historical Society, Louisville.Bay, J. Christian (Jens Christian), 1871-1962.Buchanan, James, 1791-1868.Collier, Robert Joseph, b. 1876.Collins, John L. (Confederate prisoner at Camp Douglas)Dayton, William L. (William Lewis), 1807-1864.Douglas, Stephen A. (Stephen Arnold), 1813-1861.Fremont, John Charles, 1813-1890.Harding, Aaron, 1805-1875.Haycraft, Samuel, 1795-1878.Jones, Richard Lloyd, 1873-1963.Latham, Robert B., 1818-1895.MacKay, Clarence Hungerford, b. 1874.Speed, Joshua F. (Joshua Fry), 1814-1882.Stanton, Edwin McMasters, 1814-1869.Watterson, Henry, 1840-1921.Democratic Party (U.S.)-- History-- Sources.Republican Party (U.S. : 1854-)-- History-- Sources.Campaign literature, 1856-- Republican.Indians of North America-- Illinois-- History-- Sources.Missouri compromise.Presidents-- United States-- Election-- 1856-- Sources.Sectionalism (United States)-- History-- Sources.Slavery-- United States-- Extension to the territories-- History-- Sources.Camp Douglas (Ill.)-- History-- Sources.Illinois-- Politics and government-- To 1865-- Sources.Southern States-- History-- Sources.Southern States-- Politics and government-- 1775-1865-- Sources.United States-- History-- Civil War, 1861-1865-- Causes-- Sources.United States-- History-- Civil War, 1861-1865-- Prisoners and prisons-- Sources.President of the United States, 1861-1865. Includes a 12 Apr. 1864 commission for Edmond J. Thomas as assistant quartermaster of volunteers with the rank of captain; a 6 July 1864 letter to Edwin Stanton (secretary of war) concerning the release of Private John L. Collins, prisoner of war at Camp Douglas, Ill.; a photocopy of a 27 Sept. 1840 letter to Mary Speed reporting on Joshua Speed's health, describing seeing slaves chained together aboard a ship he was on, and complaining of a toothache; facsimile of a scrapbook; a photocopy of a 1 Oct. 1856 speech on "Sectionalism," with correspondence relating to its deposit at The Filson Club; a copy of a 28 May 1860 letter to Samuel Haycraft relating family history; and a copy of the last photo taken of Lincoln with notes by Joshua Speed

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