Herndon, William Henry, 1818-1891

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Herndon was a Springfield, Illinois lawyer, and the last law partner of Abraham Lincoln.

From the description of Letter, April 5, 1890. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 662739068

Abraham Lincoln's law partner and biographer.

From the description of ALS : to Benjamin Franklin Underwood, 1881 Oct. 29. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122617046

Springfield, Ill. lawyer, who had been Abraham Lincoln's law partner.

From the description of Notes, 1878. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 51747500

W.H. Herndon (1818-1891) was Abraham Lincoln's law partner and wrote a biography of Lincoln published in 1889.

From the description of Letter, 1869 Mar. 27, Springfield, Ill. [to] Mr. Hanks. (Indiana Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 19771770

Springfield, Illinois, lawyer and law partner of Abraham Lincoln; Lincoln biographer.

From the description of Law commonplace book, ca. 1849. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 33891176

From the description of Letter: Springfield, Ill., to Owen Clark, Milford, Conn., 1866 Nov. 16. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 33891208

From the description of Legal documents, 1867, 1868. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 33891195

From the description of Record of legal precedents, ca. 1854. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 33809583

From the description of Legal documents, 1849-1860, n.d. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 33809505

From the description of Legal documents, 1853, 1859. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 33809512

From the description of Legal documents, 1856-1861. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 33809515

From the description of Letter: Chinkapin Hill P.O., Sangamon Co., Ill., to Mr. Noyes, 1874 Feb. 4. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 33809522

From the description of Legal documents, 1851-1859. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 33809509

From the description of Letter: Springfield, Ill., to Owen Clark, Milford, Conn., 1866 Oct. 4. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 33809542

From the description of Legal document, 1848 June 6. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 33809497

From the description of Legal documents, 1848-1859. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 33809503

From the description of Legal documents, 1858, 1860, n.d. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 33809516

From the description of Legal document, [1849 Sept.] (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 33809500

From the description of Letters, 1847-1853. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 33809566

From the description of Letter and writing, 1887, 1888? (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 33809519

From the description of Letter: Springfield, Ill., to [Andrew] Boyd, 1867 Jan. 29. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 33891210

From the description of Legal documents, 1850-1853, n.d. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 33891191

From the description of Letter: Springfield, Ill., to Mr. Wood, 1856 Nov. 15. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 33891206

From the description of Legal document : Sangamon County Circuit Court, 1859 Oct. 28. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 33891181

From the description of Papers, 1866-1889. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 33891238

From the description of Letters, 1850-1887. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 33891218

From the description of Letter: Springfield, Ill., to Mr. Chatterton, 1875 May 1. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 33891203

From the description of Legal documents, 1830-1897, n.d. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 33891185

From the description of Legal documents, 1843-1865. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 33891190

From the description of Letters and note: Springfield, Ill., 1868-188? (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 33891217

Junior law partner of Abraham Lincoln in 1844; author of Life of Lincoln.

From the description of ALS, 1890 Aug. 8-9, Springfield, Ill., to John Eleazer Remsburg. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122626001

Biographical Notes

William Henry Herndon

  • 1818 December 25: Born, Greensburg, Ky.
  • 1820: Moved to Illinois
  • 1821: Moved to Sangamon County, Ill.
  • 1825: Moved to Springfield, Ill.
  • 1836 - 1837 : Student, preparatory department, Illinois College, Jacksonville, Ill.
  • 1840: Married Mary Maxcy (died 1861)
  • 1844: Admitted to bar and formed law partnership with Abraham Lincoln
  • 1854: Elected mayor of Springfield, Ill.
  • 1862: Married Anna Miles
  • 1889: Coauthored with Jesse W. Weik Herndon's Lincoln: The True Story of a Great Life (Chicago: Belford, Clarke. 3 vols.)
  • 1891 March 18: Died, Springfield, Ill.

Jesse William Weik

  • 1857 August 23: Born, Greencastle, Ind.
  • 1875: A.B., Indiana Asbury (now DePauw) University, Greencastle, Ind.
  • 1883: A.M., Indiana Asbury University, Greencastle, Ind.
  • 1880: Admitted to bar but never practiced
  • 1889: Coauthored with William H. Herndon Herndon's Lincoln: The True Story of a Great Life (Chicago: Belford, Clarke. 3 vols.)
  • 1892: Published Abraham Lincoln: The True Story of a Great Life (New York: D. Appleton. 2 vols.), a revised edition of Herndon's Lincoln: The True Story of a Great Life (Chicago: Belford, Clarke. 3 vols.)
  • 1930 August 18: Died

Abraham Lincoln

  • 1809 February 12: Born, Hardin County, Ky.
  • 1816: Moved to Indiana
  • 1830: Moved to Macon County, Ill.
  • 1831: Moved to New Salem, Ill.; employed as storekeeper
  • 1832: Served in Black Hawk War; became partner in Lincoln & Berry, a general store
  • 1833 - 1836 : Postmaster, New Salem, Ill.
  • 1834 - 1836 : Deputy county surveyor, Sangamon County, Ill.
  • 1834 - 1841 : Member, Illinois state legislature (Whig)
  • 1836: Licensed as attorney
  • 1837: Moved to Springfield and practiced law in partnership with John T. Stuart and later Stephen T. Logan
  • 1842: Married Mary Todd
  • 1844: Formed law partnership with William H. Herndon
  • 1847 - 1849 : Member, U.S. House of Representatives (Whig) from Illinois, Thirtieth Congress
  • 1849: Resumed law practice
  • 1856: Joined Republican party
  • 1858: Unsuccessful Republican candidate for U.S. Senate in opposition to Stephen A. Douglas
  • 1860: Elected president
  • 1864: Reelected president
  • 1865 April 14: Shot by John Wilkes Booth
  • 1865 April 15: Died, Washington, D.C.

From the guide to the Herndon-Weik Collection of Lincolniana, circa 1824-1933, (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)

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creatorOf Herndon, William Henry, 1818-1891. Legal document, [1849 Sept.] Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
referencedIn Wendell Phillips papers, 1555-1882 (inclusive) 1833-1881 (bulk). Houghton Library, , Harvard College Library, Harvard University
creatorOf Herndon, William Henry, 1818-1891. Letter : Springfield, Ill., to Jesse C. Green, West Chester, Pa., 1890 Sept. 4. Texas Christian University
referencedIn Library of Congress. Manuscript Division. Calendar of legal papers in the Herndon-Weik collection of Lincolniana in the Manuscript Division, Library of Congress / prepared by C.P. Powell. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
referencedIn Beveridge, Albert Jeremiah, 1862-1927. Letters: to Jesse W. Weik, 1924-1927. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
referencedIn Inventory of the Everette B. Long Papers Ragan MSS 00080., 1949-1981 Cushing Memorial Library,
creatorOf Herndon, William Henry, 1818-1891. Legal document, 1848 June 6. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
creatorOf Herndon, William Henry, 1818-1891. Legal documents, 1850-1853, n.d. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
referencedIn Shaw, J. Henry, b. 1832. Letters : Beardstown, Ill., to William H. Hearndon, Springfield, Ill., 1866 Aug. 22 and Sept. 5. University of Chicago Library
creatorOf Lamon, Ward Hill, 1828-1893. Papers of Ward Hill Lamon, 1848-1894 (bulk 1861-1879). Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
creatorOf Lincoln and Herndon. Administrator's report, 1849. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
creatorOf Herndon, William Henry, 1818-1891. ALS : to Benjamin Franklin Underwood, 1881 Oct. 29. Rosenbach Museum & Library
referencedIn Autograph File, L, 1641-1976. Houghton Library, , Harvard College Library, Harvard University
referencedIn Hertz, Emanuel, 1870-1940. Emanuel Hertz papers, 1826-1936. Library of Congress
creatorOf Donald, David Herbert, 1920-2009,. [Collection of books from the library of David Herbert Donald] 1860-2007. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
referencedIn Hertz, Emanuel, 1870-1940. Manuscript of the hidden Lincoln, ca. 1938. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
creatorOf Townsend, George Alfred, 1841-1914. The real life of Abraham Lincoln : a talk with Mr. Herndon, his late law partner / by George Alfred Townsend. Allen County Public Library, ACPL
referencedIn Turner, Justin G. Justin G. Turner autograph collection, 1763-1968. Library of Congress
creatorOf Herndon, William Henry, 1818-1891. Record of legal precedents, ca. 1854. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
referencedIn Cullom, Shelby M. (Shelby Moore), 1829-1914. Letter : Springfield, Ill., to Joseph H. Barrett, Loveland, Ohio, 1882 Oct. 2. Texas Christian University
creatorOf Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865. Exercise book fragment: manuscript, [ca. 1825] Harvard University, Houghton Library
referencedIn Lyman Trumbull Correspondence, 1843-1894, (bulk 1855-1872) Manuscript Division, Library of Congress
referencedIn Lincoln Collection. William E. Barton Collection of Books from the Lincoln and Herndon Law Library, 1827-1866 Special Collections Research Center, University of Chicago Library,
creatorOf Herndon, William Henry, 1818-1891. Letters to Truman H. Bartlett, 1875-1920 ; bulk: 1875-1892. Massachusetts Historical Society
creatorOf White, Horace, 1834-1916. Papers, 1855-1944 (bulk 1855-1917). Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
creatorOf Herndon, William Henry, 1818-1891. Notes, 1878. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
creatorOf Herndon, William Henry, 1818-1891. Legal documents, 1830-1897, n.d. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
creatorOf Herndon, William Henry, 1818-1892. Legal documents, 1867, 1868. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
creatorOf Herndon, William Henry, 1818-1891. Law commonplace book, ca. 1849. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
creatorOf Lincoln and Herndon. Claims against estate, 1853-1854. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
creatorOf Parker, Theodore, 1810-1860. Theodore Parker papers, 1826-1862. Massachusetts Historical Society
creatorOf Herndon, William Henry, 1818-1891. Letters and note: Springfield, Ill., 1868-188? Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
creatorOf Herndon, William Henry, 1818-1891. Interview with Sally Bush Lincoln : manuscript, 1865 Sept. 8. Texas Christian University
creatorOf Herndon, William Henry, 1818-1891. Letter: Springfield, Ill., to Owen Clark, Milford, Conn., 1866 Oct. 4. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
referencedIn Helm, John B. Letters : Hannibal, Mo., to William H. Herndon, [Springfield, Ill.?], 1865 June 20 and Aug. 1. University of Chicago Library
creatorOf Herndon, William Henry, 1818-1891. Legal documents, 1858, 1860, n.d. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
creatorOf Davis, David, 1815-1886. David Davis papers, 1815-1964 (bulk 1815-1886). Chicago History Museum
referencedIn Miscellaneous documents relating to Abraham Lincoln, ca. 1838-1948. Houghton Library, , Harvard College Library, Harvard University
creatorOf Herndon, William Henry, 1818-1891. Interview with Sally Bush Lincoln : manuscript, 1865 Sept. 8. University of Chicago Library
referencedIn Hanks, Dennis. Letter : to [William H. Herndon?], 1866 Apr. 2. University of Chicago Library
referencedIn Ralston, Wilbur B. Letters, 1894, 1897. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
creatorOf Herndon, William Henry, 1818-1891. Letter and writing, 1887, 1888? Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
creatorOf Herndon, William Henry, 1818-1891. Letter, April 5, 1890. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
creatorOf Herndon, William Henry, 1818-1891. Letters, 1850-1887. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
creatorOf Herndon, William Henry, 1818-1891. Letter : Springfield, Ill., to Mr. Wilson, n.p., 1890 Feb. 8. Texas Christian University
referencedIn Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865. Abraham Lincoln papers, 1832-1865. Library of Congress
creatorOf Herndon, William Henry, 1818-1891. Legal documents, 1843-1865. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
creatorOf Barrett, Joseph H. (Joseph Hartwell), 1824-1910. Papers of Joseph H. Barrett, 1845-1910. Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
creatorOf Lincoln and Herndon. Declaration, November 1856. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
creatorOf Lincoln and Herndon. Affidavit and receipt, 1857-1858. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
creatorOf Herndon, William Henry, 1818-1891. Papers, 1866-1889. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
creatorOf Lincoln and Herndon. Petition for dower, May 26, 1847. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
creatorOf Herndon, William Henry, 1818-1891. Letters from William H. Herndon to Rev. Theodore Parker. University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
creatorOf Weik, Jesse William, 1857-1930. Papers, 1833-1929. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
creatorOf Dall, Caroline Wells Healey, 1822-1912. Caroline Wells Healey Dall papers, 1811-1917. Massachusetts Historical Society
referencedIn Lincoln Collection. William E. Barton Collection of Lincolniana. The John Hay Library, 1861-1877 Special Collections Research Center, University of Chicago Library,
creatorOf Herndon, William Henry, 1818-1891. Letter: Springfield, Ill., to Mr. Chatterton, 1875 May 1. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
creatorOf Herndon, William Henry, 1818-1891. Legal documents, 1856-1861. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
referencedIn Yates, Richard, 1815-1873. Richard Yates correspondence, 1855-1862. Library of Congress
creatorOf Herndon, William Henry, 1818-1891. Letter: Springfield, Ill., to Owen Clark, Milford, Conn., 1866 Nov. 16. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
creatorOf Herndon, William Henry, 1818-1891. Letter: Springfield, Ill., to Mr. Wood, 1856 Nov. 15. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
referencedIn J.G. Holland papers, 1843-1881 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
creatorOf Herndon, William Henry, 1818-1891. Legal documents, 1851-1859. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
creatorOf Herndon, William Henry, 1818-1891. Herndon-Weik collection of Lincolniana in the Division of Manuscripts, Library of Congress [microform]. Syracuse University
creatorOf Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865. ALS : Springfield, Ill., to John M. Palmer, 1856 Aug. 1. Rosenbach Museum & Library
creatorOf Herndon, William Henry, 1818-1891. The Herndon-Weik collection of Lincolniana, circa 1824-1933. Library of Congress
referencedIn Greeley, Horace, 1811-1872. Letter : New York, to [William H.] Herndon, [Springfield, Ill.], [1855] Feb. 27. Texas Christian University
referencedIn Lincoln-Herndon Law Offices. Records, 1840-1971. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
referencedIn Stuart-Hay Families. Papers, 1817-1892. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
creatorOf Herndon, William Henry, 1818-1891. Letter to Mr. Meyer. Springfield, IL. 1867 Mar. 4. University of Iowa Libraries
referencedIn Greeley, Horace, 1811-1872. Letter : New York, to [William H.] Herndon, [Springfield, Ill.], [1855] Feb. 27. University of Chicago Library
referencedIn Weik, Jesse William, 1857-1930. Correspondence, 1887-1921, 1948. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
creatorOf Herndon, William Henry, 1818-1891. Legal document : Sangamon County Circuit Court, 1859 Oct. 28. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
creatorOf Herndon, William Henry, 1818-1891. Letters : Springfield, Ill., to [Isaac N.] Arnold, [Chicago], 1866 Nov. 20 and 30. University of Chicago Library
creatorOf Berry, Elijah C. Autographs of contemporaries of Abraham Lincoln, 1823-1859. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
referencedIn Emanuel Hertz manuscripts on Abraham Lincoln, 1931-1934 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Van Nattan-Renne family papers, 1860-1955. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
creatorOf Lincoln and Herndon. Bill of complainant, April 12, 1860. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
creatorOf Herndon, William Henry, 1818-1891. Lincoln : Herndon's lectures. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
creatorOf Herndon, William Henry, 1818-1891. Letter : Springfield, Ill., to Hart, n.p., 1866 Nov. 26. Texas Christian University
referencedIn Logan County Circuit Court documents, 1858-1860. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
creatorOf Herndon, William Henry, 1818-1891. Letter : n.p., to unknown person, n.p., [between 1865 and 1870?]. Texas Christian University
creatorOf Lincoln and Herndon. Petition for dower, August 31, 1847. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
creatorOf Herndon, William Henry, 1818-1891. Letter, 1869 Mar. 27, Springfield, Ill. [to] Mr. Hanks. Indiana Historical Society Library
creatorOf Lewis, Thomas, store owner,. Plea : Springfield, Ill., 1855 June 16. Rosenbach Museum & Library
creatorOf Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865. Bill in chancery, written by Abraham Lincoln, seeking an injunction, with supporting documents [manuscript], 1859. Cuyahoga Community College, Technology Learning Center Library (TLC)
referencedIn Ralph Waldo Emerson letters from various correspondents, ca. 1814-1882. Houghton Library, , Harvard College Library, Harvard University
referencedIn Indiana History mss., 1725-1973 Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)
creatorOf Herndon, William Henry, 1818-1891. Letter : Springfield, Ill., to Hart, n.p., 1866 Nov. 26. University of Chicago Library
creatorOf Herndon, William Henry, 1818-1891. ALS, 1890 Aug. 8-9, Springfield, Ill., to John Eleazer Remsburg. Rosenbach Museum & Library
referencedIn Autograph File, H, 1584-1988. Houghton Library, , Harvard College Library, Harvard University
creatorOf Yates family. Papers, 1789-1936. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
creatorOf Herndon, William Henry, 1818-1891. Letters, 1847-1853. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
creatorOf Holland, J. G. (Josiah Gilbert), 1819-1881. J.G. Holland papers, 1843-1881. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn Charles Sumner correspondence, 1829-1874. Houghton Library, , Harvard College Library, Harvard University
referencedIn Trumbull, Lyman, 1813-1896. Papers of Lyman Trumbull, 1843-1894 (bulk 1855-1872). Library of Congress
creatorOf Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865. Autograph letter signed : Springfield, to his step-brother, John D. Johnston, 1851 Nov. 25. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Walker, William, 19th cent. Letter : Havana, [Ill.], to William H. Herndon, n.p., 1866 June 3. Texas Christian University
referencedIn Lincoln Room collection of miscellaneous papers, 1837-1924. Houghton Library, , Harvard College Library, Harvard University
referencedIn Ethan Allen Hitchcock Papers, 1793-1888, (bulk 1830-1865) Manuscript Division, Library of Congress
referencedIn Hanks, Dennis. Letter : n.p., to [William H. Herndon?], n.p., 1866 Apr. 2. Texas Christian University
referencedIn Hay, Milton, 1817-1893. Letter : Springfield, Ill., to Tho[ma]s Vennum, [18]92 Jan. 16. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
creatorOf Herndon, William Henry, 1818-1891. Legal documents, 1853, 1859. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
referencedIn Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865. Abraham Lincoln collection, 1811-1922. Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
referencedIn Dall, Caroline Wells Healey, 1822-1912. Papers of Caroline Wells Healey Dall, 1811-1917. Library of Congress
referencedIn Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865. Papers, 1840-1933. Indiana Historical Society Library
creatorOf Herndon-Weik Collection of Lincolniana, circa 1824-1933 Manuscript Division, Library of Congress
creatorOf Herndon, William Henry, 1818-1891. Legal documents, 1848-1859. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
referencedIn Kebabian, John S.,. Book appraisals conducted for estate purposes, 1937-1960. Grolier Club
creatorOf Herndon, William Henry, 1818-1891. Letter: Springfield, Ill., to [Andrew] Boyd, 1867 Jan. 29. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
creatorOf Herndon, William Henry, 1818-1891. Letter: Chinkapin Hill P.O., Sangamon Co., Ill., to Mr. Noyes, 1874 Feb. 4. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
creatorOf Herndon, William Henry, 1818-1891. Legal documents, 1849-1860, n.d. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
creatorOf Dummer, Henry E. (Henry Enoch), 1808-1878. Papers, 1831-1891. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
referencedIn Lincoln, Robert Todd, 1843-1926. Letter : Chicago, to J[osiah] G[ilbert] Holland, n.p., 1865 June 6. University of Chicago Library
creatorOf Herndon, William Henry, 1818-1891. Autograph letter signed : Springfield, to Charles H. Hart, 1869 Dec. 15. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Justin G. Turner Autograph Collection, 1763-1968 Manuscript Division, Library of Congress
referencedIn Fowler, Joseph Smith, 1820-1902. Letter : Washington, [D.C.], to H[enry] C[lay] Whitney, 1867 Dec. 3. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
referencedIn Letters from various correspondents, 1850-1895 (inclusive), 1852-1878 (bulk). Houghton Library, , Harvard College Library, Harvard University
referencedIn Walker, William, 19th cent. Letter : Lexington, Mo., to William H. Herndon, n.p., 1866 Aug. 27. Texas Christian University
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Place Name Admin Code Country
Illinois--Springfield
Sangamon County (Ill.)
Springfield (Ill.)
Springfield (Ill.)
Sangamon County (Ill.)
Springfield (Ill.)
Illinois--Springfield
Illinois--Springfield
Illinois--Springfield
Illinois
Menard County (Ill.)
Illinois--Springfield
Springfield (Ill.)
Illinois
Springfield (Ill.)
Illinois--Springfield
Springfield (Ill.)
Springfield (Ill.)
United States
United States
United States
Springfield (Ill.)
Sangamon County (Ill.)
Menard County (Ill.)
Springfield (Ill.)
Sangamon County (Ill.)
Illinois--Springfield
United States
Illinois--Springfield
Springfield (Ill.)
Illinois--Springfield
Illinois--Springfield
Illinois--Springfield
Sangamon County (Ill.)
Christian County (Ill.)
United States
Springfield (Ill.)
Illinois--Springfield
Illinois
Illinois--Springfield
Sangamon County (Ill.)
Illinois
Illinois--Springfield
Illinois
Springfield (Ill.)
Christian County (Ill.)
Illinois--Springfield
Springfield (Ill.)
Illinois
Illinois--Springfield
Subject
Slavery
Authors, American
Postal service--Censorship
Presidents--United States--Election--1856
Lincoln--Douglas Debates, Ill., 1858
Lincoln--Douglas Debates, Ill., 1858--Sources
Slavery--Legal status of slaves in free states
Prohibited books
Law--Study and teaching
Slavery--History--Sources
Practice of law--Illinois--Springfield
Presidents--United States--Election--1860
Presidents--United States--Biography
Lawyers
Manuscripts, American
Lawyers--Handbooks, manuals, etc
Lawyers--Springfield
Justices of the peace--Fees
Occupation
Lawyers
Biographers
Collector
Function

Person

Birth 1818-12-25

Death 1891-03-18

Americans

English

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