Lovejoy, Owen, 1811-1864

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Came to Princeton, Illinois in 1838 as minister of the Congregational Church and strong abolitionist. His home there was a stop on the Underground Railroad. He was elected to the state legislature in 1854 and to the U.S. House of Representatives in 1856, where he served five terms. He was the brother of slain abolitionist, Elijah Lovejoy.

From the description of Letters, 1837, 1858, 1863. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 52538367

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creatorOf Wiswall, Austin, 1840-1905. Papers, 1863-1912, 1863-1864. Texas Tech University Libraries, Academic Library
referencedIn Owen Lovejoy papers, Lovejoy, Owen papers, 1828-1943, 1830-1930 William L. Clements Library
referencedIn Keep, John, 1781-1870. John Keep papers, 1781-1929 (bulk 1839-1847). Library of Congress
creatorOf Marsh, William Henry, d. 1863. Papers, 1857-1865. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
referencedIn Jesse W. Fell Papers, 1806-1965, (bulk 1830-1887) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf Lovejoy, Owen, 1811-1864. Owen Lovejoy Collection, ca. 1859. University of California, Santa Barbara, UCSB Library
referencedIn Mason Family. Papers, 1848-1866. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
referencedIn Chase, Philander, 1775-1852. Papers, 1823-1869. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
creatorOf Frémont, John Charles, 1813-1890. Letter: to [Owen] Lovejoy, [1861?]. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
creatorOf Bascom, Flavel, 1804-1891. Autobiography. 1881-1891. Tulane University, Amistad Research Center
referencedIn Codding, Ichabod, 1810-1866. Papers, 1830-1901. Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College
referencedIn United States. President (1861-1865 : Lincoln). Abraham Lincoln letters, 1861-1864. Connecticut Historical Society
referencedIn Carpenter, F. B. (Francis Bicknell), 1830-1900. Letter : New York, to Owen Lovejoy, Washington, D.C., 1864 Jan. 5. Texas Christian University
creatorOf Owen Lovejoy Collection, ca. 1859 University of California, Santa Barbara. Library. Department of Special Collections
creatorOf Judd, Norman B. (Norman Buel), 1815-1878. Correspondence, 1860 July 14-1860 Oct. 2. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
referencedIn John Keep Papers, 1781-1929, (bulk 1839-1847) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Various. Chinese Trade Documents, 1799-1885. Peabody Essex Museum
creatorOf Lovejoy, Owen, 1811-1864. Letter : [Washington, D.C.], to Charles Gallup, Troy, N.Y., 1862 June 17. Texas Christian University
referencedIn North, Levi. Letter, April 16, 1864. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
creatorOf Cameron, Simon, 1799-1889. Letter and telegram, 1853, 1861. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
creatorOf Lovejoy, Elijah P. (Elijah Parish), 1802-1837. Papers, 1804-1891, 1824-1853. Texas Tech University Libraries, Academic Library
referencedIn National Child Labor Committee (U.S.). Records, 1914-1943. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Lovejoy, Owen, 1811-1864. Letters, 1837, 1858, 1863. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
referencedIn Fell, Jesse W., 1808-1887. Papers of Jesse W. Fell, 1806-1957 (bulk 1830-1887). Library of Congress
creatorOf Lovejoy, Owen, 1811-1864. Letter : [Washington, D.C.], to Charles Gallup, Troy, N.Y., 1862 June 17. University of Chicago Library
referencedIn U.S. History mss., 1612-1977 Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)
creatorOf Farnsworth, J. F. (John Franklin), 1820-1897. Letter: Washington, [D.C], 1861 March 1. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
creatorOf Duffie, Alfred Nattie, 1835-1880. Letters, 1862-1863. Brown University, John Hay Library
referencedIn Sumner, Charles, 1811-1874. Correspondence, 1829-1874 Houghton Library
referencedIn Robert Carter letters from various correspondents, 1851-1898 (inclusive), 1851-1862 (bulk). Houghton Library
referencedIn French, Benjamin B. (Benjamin Brown), 1800-1870. Poems, 1864-1866, Washington, D. C.. Brown University, John Hay Library
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associatedWith Barton, William Eleazar, 1861-1930, person
associatedWith Bascom, Flavel, 1804-1891. person
associatedWith Cameron, Simon, 1799-1889. person
associatedWith Carpenter, F. B. (Francis Bicknell), 1830-1900. person
associatedWith Carter, Robert, 1819-1879 person
associatedWith Chase, Philander, 1775-1852. person
associatedWith Codding, Ichabod, 1810-1866. person
associatedWith Democratic Party (U.S.) corporateBody
associatedWith Duffie, Alfred Nattie, 1835-1880. person
associatedWith Farnsworth, J. F. (John Franklin), 1820-1897. person
correspondedWith Fell, Jesse W., 1808-1887. person
associatedWith Frémont, John Charles, 1813-1890. person
associatedWith French, Benjamin B. (Benjamin Brown), 1800-1870. person
associatedWith Gallup, Charles. person
associatedWith Judd, Norman B. (Norman Buel), 1815-1878. person
associatedWith Keep, John, 1781-1870. person
associatedWith Lovejoy, Elijah P. (Elijah Parish), 1802-1837. person
associatedWith Lovejoy family family
associatedWith Marsh, William Henry, d. 1863. person
associatedWith Mason Family. person
associatedWith National Child Labor Committee (U.S.) corporateBody
associatedWith North, Levi. person
correspondedWith Sumner, Charles, 1811-1874 person
associatedWith United States. President (1861-1865 : Lincoln). corporateBody
associatedWith Various. person
associatedWith William E. Barton Collection of Lincolniana (University of Chicago) corporateBody
associatedWith Wiswall, Austin, 1840-1905. person
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Abolitionists
Copperhead movement
Abolition
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Birth 1811-01-06

Death 1864-03-25

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