Stuart, John Todd, 1807-1885

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

From the description of Affidavit, 1874. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 647977056

Springfield, Ill. lawyer who was a friend of Lincoln, loaned him books with which to study the law and then took him into his office to practice. Elected to the U.S. Senate in 1848 and the U.S. House in 1862, serving one term in each, then returned to Springfield to practice law.

From the description of Papers, 1847, 1864. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 55768307

Lawyer, friend and first law partner of Abraham Lincoln.

From the description of Letter, Feb. 21, 1841. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 55768309

Stuart was a Springfield, Illinois lawyer and law partner of Abraham Lincoln, state legislator, and U.S. representative from Illinois (1839-1843, 1863-1865).

From the description of Letters, July 10 and August 11, 1837. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 698776894

From 1837 to 1841, Abraham Lincoln practiced law in Springfield as Stuart's partner.

From the description of ALS, 1838 December 19 : Springfield, to L.M. Ross, Lewiston, Fulton County, Illinois. (Copley Press, J S Copley Library). WorldCat record id: 17153537

Springfield, Ill. lawyer and friend of Abraham Lincoln.

From the description of Legal papers, 1829-1865. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 55768310

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creatorOf Stuart, John Todd, 1807-1885. Letter : Washington, D.C., to Siter Price and Co., n.p., [1840?] Mar. 8. Texas Christian University
creatorOf Greene, W. G. ALS : Petersburg, Ill., to John Todd Stuart, 1864 Mar. 18. Rosenbach Museum & Library
referencedIn Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865. [Letter] to the honourable judge of the Sangemon circuit court. Washington State University, Holland and Terrell Libraries
creatorOf Stuart, John Todd, 1807-1885. Letter : Washington, D.C., to Siter Price and Co., n.p., [1840?] Mar. 8. University of Chicago Library
creatorOf Grimsley, Elizabeth Todd, 1825-1895. Letters : Washington, [D.C.], to John [Todd Stuart], 1861 Mar. 20 and May 8. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
referencedIn Power, John Carroll, 1819-1894. Letters, 1883-1884. 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.
referencedIn Pendleton, George H. (George Hunt), 1825-1889. Letter, January 24, 1867. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
creatorOf Stuart, John Todd, 1807-1885. Legal papers, 1829-1865. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
referencedIn Orme, William Ward, 1832-1866. Correspondence, 1862-1864. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
creatorOf Stuart, John Todd, 1807-1885. Papers, 1847, 1864. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
creatorOf Stuart, John Todd, 1807-1885. Letter, Feb. 21, 1841. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
referencedIn Davis, David, 1815-1886. Correspondence, 1855-1886. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
creatorOf Stuart, John Todd, 1807-1885. Letter, 1841 December 12, Washington, to Daniel Webster, Washington. Dartmouth College Library
creatorOf Stuart, John Todd, 1807-1885. Letters, July 10 and August 11, 1837. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
creatorOf Stuart family. Papers, 1879-1945. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
creatorOf Berry, Elijah C. Autographs of contemporaries of Abraham Lincoln, 1823-1859. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
creatorOf Stuart, John Todd, 1807-1885. ALS, 1838 December 19 : Springfield, to L.M. Ross, Lewiston, Fulton County, Illinois. Copley Press, J S Copley Library
referencedIn Capitol Railway Company (Springfield, Ill.). Records, 1866-1872. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
referencedIn Stuart and Dummer. Legal documents, 1801-1834. American Primers
referencedIn Duncan, Joseph, 1794-1844. Papers, 1831-1843. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
creatorOf Dalbey, Joseph A., 1821-1873. Legal documents, 1857-1859. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
referencedIn The Congressional campaign of 1862 in central Illinois : Leonard Swett v. John T. Stuart. Southern Adventist University
creatorOf Stuart, John Todd, 1807-1885. Affidavit, 1874. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
referencedIn Lockwood, Samuel D. (Samuel Drake), 1789-1874. Family papers, 1817-1918. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
creatorOf Bergen, Jane Eliza, 1813-1857. Album: 1831-1832. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
referencedIn Reynolds, John, 1788-1865. Papers, 1831, 1837. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
creatorOf Fillmore, Millard, 1800-1874. Letter: Buffalo, N.Y., to John T. Stuart, Springville [i.e. , Springfield], Ill., 1844 June 15. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
referencedIn Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865. Notice of dissolution of partnership between John Todd Stuart and Abraham Lincoln : [Springfield, Ill.] : manuscript, 1841 [Apr.]. Texas Christian University
referencedIn Stuart-Hay Families. Papers, 1817-1892. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
creatorOf Grimsley, Elizabeth Todd, 1825-1895. Letters: Washington, [D.C.], to John and Mary [Stuart], 1861 Apr. 29 - Aug. 3. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
referencedIn Stuart and Lincoln (Springfield, Ill.). Papers, 1838-1839, 1855. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
creatorOf Davis, David, 1815-1886. David Davis papers, 1815-1964 (bulk 1815-1886). Chicago History Museum
referencedIn Sangamon County Bar Association (Illinois). Resolution, 1865, 1885. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
creatorOf Springfield Watch Company (Springfield, Ill.). Affidavit of net worth, March 1, 1871. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
referencedIn Miscellaneous documents relating to Abraham Lincoln, ca. 1838-1948. Houghton Library.
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associatedWith Barton, William Eleazar, 1861-1930, person
associatedWith Bergen, Jane Eliza, 1813-1857. person
associatedWith Capitol Railway Company (Springfield, Ill.) corporateBody
associatedWith Dalbey, Joseph A., 1821-1873. person
associatedWith Davis, David, 1815-1886. person
associatedWith Duncan, Joseph, 1794-1844. person
associatedWith Farrill, R. F. person
associatedWith Fillmore, Millard, 1800-1874. person
associatedWith Greene, W. G. person
associatedWith Grimsley, Elizabeth Todd, 1825-1895. person
associatedWith Illinois. Circuit Court (DeWitt County) corporateBody
associatedWith Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865. person
associatedWith Lockwood, Samuel D. (Samuel Drake), 1789-1874. person
associatedWith Melvin, Samuel H. person
associatedWith Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States. Commandery of the State of Massachusetts, collector. corporateBody
associatedWith Orme, William Ward, 1832-1866. person
associatedWith Pendleton, George H. (George Hunt), 1825-1889. person
associatedWith Power, John Carroll, 1819-1894. person
associatedWith Reynolds, John, 1788-1865. person
associatedWith Sangamon County Bar Association (Illinois) corporateBody
associatedWith Springfield Watch Company (Springfield, Ill.) corporateBody
associatedWith Stuart and Dummer. corporateBody
associatedWith Stuart and Lincoln (Springfield, Ill.) corporateBody
associatedWith Stuart family family
associatedWith Stuart-Hay Families. family
associatedWith Stuart, Mary Virginia Nash, 1816-1901. person
associatedWith Webster, Daniel, 1782-1852. person
associatedWith William E. Barton Collection of Lincolniana (University of Chicago) corporateBody
associatedWith Williams, Archibald. person
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Birth 1807-11-10

Death 1885-11-23

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