Trumbull, Lyman, 1813-1896

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Lawyer from Belleville, Illinois; United States Senator (1855-1873); State Supreme Court Justice (1848-1853); State Representative, St. Clair County (1840-1842); Illinois Secretary of State (1841-1843); unsuccessful candidate for Governor (1880).

From the description of Letter, September 29, 1842. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 71275513

Lawyer from Belleville, Illinois; United States Senator (1855-1873); State Supreme Court Justice (1848-1853); State Representative, St. Clair County (1840-1842), Illinois Secretary of State (1841-1843); unsuccessful candidate for Governor (1880).

From the description of Family papers, 1821-1917. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 23124664

Lawyer from Belleville, Illinois; United States Senator (1855-1873); State Supreme Court Justice (1848-1853); State Representative, St. Clair County (1840-1842); Illinois Secretary of State (1841-1843): unsuccessful candidate for governor (1880).

From the description of Papers, 1841-1870. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 60858865

U.S. senator from Illinois.

From the description of Papers of Lyman Trumbull, 1843-1894 (bulk 1855-1872). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71063832

Senator from Illinois.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Washington, to an unidentified recipient, 1856 Dec. 13. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270573391

From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], to the Hon. Isaac Newton, Supt. of the Agriculture Dept., [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270573386

Lyman Trumball (1813-1896), U.S. Senator from Illinois (1855-1873), aligned with Radical Republicans in Congress. He sponsored the 13th Ammendment and the Civil Rights bill (1865-1867).

From the description of Lyman Trumbull Papers 1843-1894 1855-1867. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122387708

Biographical Note

  • 1813, Oct. 12: Born, Colchester, Conn
  • 1836: Admitted to the bar
  • 1837: Began law practice, Bellevue, Ill.
  • 1840 - 1842 : Democratic member of the state legislature
  • 1842 - 1843 : Secretary of state, Illinois
  • 1843: Married Julia Maria Jayne
  • 1848 - 1855 : Justice, supreme court of Illinois
  • 1855 - 1873 : United States senator
  • 1854: Opposed the Kansas-Nebraska bill
  • 1864: Introduced resolution that led to the Thirteenth Amendment
  • 1865 - 1867 : Aligned with Radicals in Congress; sponsored Civil Rights bill
  • 1868: Voted against the impeachment of President Andrew Johnson
  • 1872: Prominent in the Liberal Republican movement
  • 1873: Resumed law practice, Chicago, Ill.
  • 1876: Counsel for Samuel Tilden in disputed presidential election
  • 1880: Unsuccessful Democratic candidate for governor of Illinois
  • 1896, June 25: Died, Chicago, Ill.

From the guide to the Lyman Trumbull Correspondence, 1843-1894, (bulk 1855-1872), (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)

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referencedIn Illinois. Office of Secretary of State. Ledger book, 1840-1847. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
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creatorOf Lyman Trumbull Correspondence, 1843-1894, (bulk 1855-1872) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf Trumbull, Lyman, 1813-1896. Family papers, 1821-1917. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
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creatorOf Trumbull, Lyman, 1813-1896. Papers of Lyman Trumbull, 1843-1894 (bulk 1855-1872). Library of Congress
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creatorOf Trumbull, Lyman, 1813-1896. Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], to the Hon. Isaac Newton, Supt. of the Agriculture Dept., [n.d.]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
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referencedIn Henry Pelham Holmes Bromwell Papers, 1794-1929, (bulk 1840-1900) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf Trumbull, Lyman, 1813-1896. Autograph letter signed : Chicago, to Ulysses S. Grant, n.p., 1868 Nov. 11. Texas Christian University
referencedIn Woolsey family. Woolsey family papers, 1750-1976 (inclusive), 1811-1921 (bulk). Yale University Library
creatorOf Trumbull, Lyman, 1813-1896. Lyman Trumbull Papers 1843-1894 1855-1867. Michigan State University Libraries, Main Library
creatorOf Trumbull, Lyman, 1813-1896. Autograph letter signed : Washington, D.C., to Simon Stephens, n.p., 1862 Jan. 27. Texas Christian University
creatorOf French, Augustus C., 1808-1864. Papers, 1841-1852. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
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creatorOf Trumbull, Benjamin, 1769-1850. Family papers, 1775-1896 (bulk 1790-1866) Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
creatorOf Trumbull, Lyman, 1813-1896. Ought the Indians to be removed beyond the Mississippi? Connecticut Historical Society
referencedIn Ray, Charles Henry. Papers of Charles Henry Ray, 1826-1904 (bulk 1838-1870) Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
referencedIn Lyman Trumbull family papers, Trumbull, Lyman family papers, 1799-1924, 1859-1890 William L. Clements Library , University of Michigan
creatorOf Trumbull, Lyman, 1813-1896. Papers, 1886. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
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creatorOf Trumbull, Mary Ingraham, 1843-1914. Lyman Trumbull family papers, 1799-1924, bulk 1859-1890. University of Michigan, William Clements Library
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creatorOf Trumbull, Lyman, 1813-1896. Letter, September 29, 1842. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
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creatorOf Trumbull, Lyman, 1813-1896. Letters to Julia Jayne Trumbull, 1851. Connecticut Historical Society
creatorOf Blair, Francis P. Various speeches given between 1859 and 1860. Mid-Continent Public Library, Administrative Headquarters
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referencedIn Farnam family papers, 1721-1941 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn United States. Congress. Office of the Congressional Globe. Subscription list for reprints of a speech of Senator Lyman Trumbull, 1866. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
referencedIn Hatch, O. M. (Ozias Mather), 1814-1893. Papers, 1818-1891, bulk 1857-1865. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
referencedIn Woolsey family. Woolsey family papers, 1750-1950 (inclusive), 1811-1921 (bulk). Yale University Library
referencedIn Robert Carter letters from various correspondents, 1851-1898 (inclusive), 1851-1862 (bulk). Houghton Library.
creatorOf Healy, G. P. A. (George Peter Alexander), 1813-1894. Letter, 1870 June 6, Luzern, Switzerland, to Lyman Trumbull. Connecticut Historical Society
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creatorOf Trumbull, Lyman, 1813-1896. Autograph letter signed : Washington, to an unidentified recipient, 1856 Dec. 13. Pierpont Morgan Library.
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referencedIn Hawley, Cyrus M. Letter : to Lyman Trumbull / by Cyrus M. Hawley, 1869 Oct 27. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
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referencedIn Stanton, Edwin McMasters, 1814-1869. Edwin McMasters Stanton papers, 1818-1921 (bulk 1862-1870). Library of Congress
creatorOf Edmunds, J. M. (James Madison), 1810-1879. James M. Edmunds correspondence, 1861-1866. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
creatorOf Trumbull, Lyman, 1813-1896. Lyman Trumbull papers, 1855-1872, [microform]. Yale University Library
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referencedIn United States. Congress. Office of the Congressional Globe. Subscription lists for reprints of congressional speeches, 1866-1870. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
referencedIn Carrington Family papers, 1749-1929 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
creatorOf Trumbull, Lyman, 1813-1896. Papers, 1841-1870. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
creatorOf Davis, David, 1815-1886. David Davis papers, 1815-1964 (bulk 1815-1886). Chicago History Museum
creatorOf Doolittle, James R. (James Rood), 1815-1897. Papers, 1856-1892. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
referencedIn Chandler, Zachariah, 1813-1879. Zachariah Chandler papers, 1854-1899 (bulk 1854-1879). Library of Congress
referencedIn Roske, Ralph Joseph, 1921-. His own counsel : the life of Lyman Trumbull : typescript, [ca. 1979] / by Ralph Roske. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
referencedIn Wallace, Joseph, 1834-1904. Lyman Trumbull, 1813-1896. Southern Adventist University
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Place Name Admin Code Country
Springfield (Ill.)
United States
United States
Illinois
Illinois
Illinois
United States
Illinois
United States
llinois
Kansas
United States
Belleville (Ill.)
Illinois
United States
Illinois
Illinois
Southern States
Subject
Secession--1860-1861
Elections--United States--1872
Politics--Politics and government--1854-1861
Elections--United States--1856
Elections--United States--1866
Elections--United States--1860
Elections--1866
Elections--1860
Elections--1856
Practice of law
Elections--1872
Reconstruction--1865-1877
African Americans--Civil rights--1865-1867
Civil rights
Patronage, Political
Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877)
Secession
Slavery--Legal status of slaves in free states
Slaves
Politics--Politics and government--1843-1897
Constitutional convention
Occupation
Public officers
Senators, U.S. Congress--llinois
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Person

Birth 1813-10-12

Death 1896-06-25

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