Baker, Edward Dickinson, 1811-1861

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U.S. senator from Oregon and representative from Illinois.

From the description of Edward Dickinson Baker correspondence, 1861. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79449968

Springfield, Illinois, lawyer; lieutenant, Black Hawk War; state representative, 1837-1840; state senator, 1840-1844; U.S. representative, 1845-1846, 1849-1851; colonel, Mexican War; Oregon senator, 1860-1861; colonel, 71st Pennsylvania Infantry, Civil War.

From the description of Letters: Springfield, [Illinois], and Washington, [D.C.], to Henry E. Dummer, 1847 Dec. 20, 1850 May 1. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 26815254

From the description of Legal documents: 1827-1845. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 26815271

From the description of Note: [Washington, D.C.], to the Secretary of War, War Office, n.d. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 26815268

From the description of Letter: Washington, [D.C.], to Sam[ue]l Gordon, Hancock City, Illinois, 1849 Dec. 31. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 26815264

From the description of Letter: Galena, [Illinois], to G[eorge] W. Reeves [i.e., Rives], Paris, Illinois, 1849 May 13. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 26815262

From the description of Legal document: 1831 Dec. 27. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 26815235

From the description of Autograph: 1840 July 22. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 26815242

Springfield, Illinois, lawyer; lieutenant, Black Hawk War; state representative, 1837-1840; state senator, 1840-1844; U.S. representative, 1845-1846; 1849-1851; colonel, Mexican War; Oregon senator, 1860-1861; colonel, 71st Pennsylvania Infantry, Civil War.

From the description of Letter : Springfield, [Illinois], to Mrs. O[rville] H. Browning, Quincy, Illinois, 1844 Feb. 1. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 26815249

Statesman, soldier, and orator; elected as Oregon's first Republican senator in 1859.

From the description of Extract from an address, 1860 July 4. (University of Oregon Libraries). WorldCat record id: 27077416

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creatorOf Harris, Thomas Langrell, 1816-1858. Letter : Camp near Tampico, [Mexico], to S[tephen] A. Douglas, Washington, D.C., 1847 Feb. 20. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
referencedIn Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States Commandery of the State of Massachusetts Civil War collection, 1724-1933 (inclusive);, 1861-1912 (bulk). Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard
creatorOf Baker, Edward Dickinson, 1811-1861. Edward Dickinson Baker correspondence, 1861. Library of Congress
referencedIn Bird, Eugene H. Seminar essays on Oregon history, 1949-1951. Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
referencedIn Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States Civil War Commandery of the State of Massachusetts collection: Patriotic covers, ca. 1861-1865. Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard
referencedIn Blair, Harry C., 1891-1975. Harry Blair papers [manuscript], 1950-1977. Oregon Historical Society Research Library
creatorOf Baker, Edward Dickinson, 1811-1861. Letter : Washington, D.C., to Nathaniel G. Wilcox, n.p., 1849 Mar. 14. Texas Christian University
referencedIn Rock, David,. David Rock collection [manuscript], 1977-1978. Oregon Historical Society Research Library
creatorOf Baker, Edward Dickinson, 1811-1861. Letters: Springfield, [Illinois], and Washington, [D.C.], to Henry E. Dummer, 1847 Dec. 20, 1850 May 1. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
creatorOf Baker, Edward Dickinson, 1811-1861. Letter : Springfield, [Illinois], to Mrs. O[rville] H. Browning, Quincy, Illinois, 1844 Feb. 1. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
creatorOf Baker, Edward Dickinson, 1811-1861. Legal document: 1831 Dec. 27. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
referencedIn Stone, Horatio, 1808-1875. Letter of Horatio Stone, 1867 December 1. Library of Congress
referencedIn Stewart, Edgar Irving. "Ned" Baker : friend of Lincoln [manuscript], 1965. Oregon Historical Society Research Library
referencedIn Currier & Ives,. Portrait of Col. Edward D. Baker [manuscript], circa 1850-1900. Oregon Historical Society Research Library
referencedIn Henry, Anson G., 1804-1865. Letters, 1844-1865. Oregon Historical Society Research Library
referencedIn Oregon. Legislative Assembly. Records, 1860. Oregon Historical Society Research Library
creatorOf Baker, Edward Dickinson, 1811-1861. Legal documents: 1827-1845. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
creatorOf Baker, Edward Dickinson, 1811-1861. Letter: Washington, [D.C.], to Sam[ue]l Gordon, Hancock City, Illinois, 1849 Dec. 31. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
creatorOf Baker, Edward Dickinson, 1811-1861. Note: [Washington, D.C.], to the Secretary of War, War Office, n.d. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
referencedIn Morrison, Robert,. Robert Morrison photographic collection [graphic], circa 1858-1902. Oregon Historical Society Research Library
referencedIn Lafferty, A. W. (Abraham Walter), 1875-1964. Abraham Walter Lafferty papers [manuscript], 1949-1991. Oregon Historical Society Research Library
referencedIn Blair, Harry C., 1891-1975,. Harry C. Blair collection on Edward D. Baker [manuscript], circa 1845-1952. Oregon Historical Society Research Library
creatorOf Henry, Anson G., 1804-1865. Correspondence and journal, 1852-1865. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
referencedIn Day, Charles Wesley. Letter : Adelong, New South Wales, [Australia], to Postmaster, Chatham, Illinois, 1866 May 18. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
creatorOf Baker, Edward Dickinson, 1811-1861. Letter: Galena, [Illinois], to G[eorge] W. Reeves [i.e., Rives], Paris, Illinois, 1849 May 13. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
referencedIn Oregon Governors and Senators papers, 1848-1903. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Ryan, E.Z. Letter, Jan. 25, 1849. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
referencedIn Stone, Horatio, 1808-1875. Photographs of Edward Dickinson Baker statue [graphic]. UC Berkeley Libraries
referencedIn Frederick M. Dearborn collection of military and political Americana, Part III: The Civil War: The Union, 1804-1915. Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard
referencedIn Roney, Eugene H., 1840-ca. 1914. Papers, June 30, 1861-October 7, 1862, December 19, 1863. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
creatorOf Baker, Edward Dickinson, 1811-1861. Edward Dickinson Baker papers [manuscript], 1846-1951 (bulk 1846-1862). Oregon Historical Society Research Library
creatorOf Baker, Edward Dickinson, 1811-1861. Extract from an address, 1860 July 4. University of Oregon Libraries, UO Libraries
creatorOf Baker, Edward Dickinson, 1811-1861. Autograph: 1840 July 22. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
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associatedWith Barton, William Eleazar, 1861-1930, person
associatedWith Bird, Eugene H. person
associatedWith Blair, Harry C., 1891-1975, person
associatedWith Browning, Eliza Caldwell, d. 1885, person
associatedWith Browning, Orville Hickman, 1806-1881. person
associatedWith Burritt, A. H. person
associatedWith Conference Convention (1861 : Washington, D.C.) corporateBody
associatedWith Davis, Levi, 1808-1897. person
associatedWith Day, Charles Wesley. person
associatedWith Dearborn, Frederick M. (Frederick Myers), b. 1876 person
associatedWith Dummer, Henry E. (Henry Enoch), 1808-1878, person
associatedWith Gordon, Samuel, 1825-1901, person
associatedWith Harris, Thomas Langrell, 1816-1858. person
associatedWith Hay, Milton, 1817-1893. person
correspondedWith Henry, Anson G., 1804-1865. person
associatedWith Hewett, Josephus. person
associatedWith Lafferty, A. W. (Abraham Walter), 1875-1964. person
associatedWith Lamborn, Josiah, 1809-1847. person
associatedWith Lester, W. W. (William Wharton), 1827-1899. person
associatedWith Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865. person
associatedWith Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States. Commandery of the State of Massachusetts, collector. corporateBody
associatedWith Morrison, Robert, person
associatedWith Oregon. Legislative Assembly. corporateBody
associatedWith Rives, George W., ca. 1815-1892, person
associatedWith Rock, David, person
associatedWith Roney, Eugene H., 1840-ca. 1914. person
associatedWith Ryan, E.Z. person
associatedWith Stewart, Edgar Irving. person
associatedWith Stone, Horatio, 1808-1875. person
associatedWith Whig Party (U.S.) corporateBody
associatedWith Wilcox, Nathaniel G. person
associatedWith William E. Barton Collection of Lincolniana (University of Chicago) corporateBody
Place Name Admin Code Country
Illinois
Oregon
United States
Washington (D.C.)
Illinois
Subject
Lawyers
Legislators
Practice of law
Occupation
Representatives, U.S. Congress--Illinois
Senators, U.S. Congress--Oregon
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Birth 1811-02-24

Death 1861-10-21

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