Miscellaneous documents relating to Abraham Lincoln, ca. 1838-1948.


Miscellaneous documents relating to Abraham Lincoln, ca. 1838-1948.

Miscellaneous documents relating to Abraham Lincoln, ca. 1838-1948.

Miscellaneous letters, documents, and memorabilia to and about Abraham Lincoln concerning his family, political career, assassination, and aspects of the American Civil War.

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George W. Childs (1829-1894) was the founder and editor of the Philadelphia Public Ledger and a noted philanthropist. Born in Baltimore, he moved to Philadelphia to work for a bookseller at age fourteen and soon went into business for himself at the age of eighteen. In 1849, he became a partner in the publishing firm of R. E. Petersen & Company, and in 1860 he formed a partnership with the influential publisher J. P. Lippincott. In 1864, he purchased the Philadelphia Public Ledger, in which Anth...

New York (N. Y.)

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The New York Militia account book is comprised of financial records for a volunteer militia based in New York City. The book spans the years 1802 to 1814, though, since it contains legacy records from an "Old Account Book," the militia was likely established earlier than 1802. In the early 19th century, each state maintained compulsory and voluntary militias to protect against foreign attack and to uphold domestic order. The volunteer militias were often called "uniformed militias" ...

Lincoln, Mary Todd, 1818-1882

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Mary Ann Todd Lincoln was the wife of the 16th President of the United States, Abraham Lincoln. She served as First Lady from 1861 until his assassination in 1865 at Ford’s Theatre. Daughter of Eliza Parker and Robert Smith Todd, pioneer settlers of Kentucky, Mary lost her mother before the age of seven. Her father remarried; and Mary remembered her childhood as “desolate” although she belonged to the aristocracy of Lexington, with high-spirited social life and a sound private education. Just...

Howe, Julia Ward, 1819-1910

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Julia Ward Howe, née Julia Ward, (born May 27, 1819, New York, New York, U.S.—died October 17, 1910, Newport, Rhode Island), American author and lecturer best known for her “Battle Hymn of the Republic.” Julia Ward came of a well-to-do family and was educated privately. In 1843 she married educator Samuel Gridley Howe and took up residence in Boston. Always of a literary bent, she published her first volume of poetry, Passion Flowers, in 1854; this and subsequent works—including a poetry collec...

Frémont, John Charles, 1813-1890

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John Charles Frémont (January 21, 1813 – July 13, 1890) was an American explorer, military officer, and politician. He was a US Senator from California, and in 1856 was the first Republican nominee for President of the United States. A native of Georgia, Frémont acquired male protectors after his father's death, and became proficient in mathematics, science, and surveying. During the 1840s, he led five expeditions into the Western United States and became known as "The Pathfinder". During the...

A. Kidder.

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Chappel, Alonzo, 1828-1887

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Alonzo Chappel (1828-1887), portrait, historical, landscape and figure painter, was born in New York City. From the description of Chappel, Alonzo, 1828-1887 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10574467 ...

Meredosia Wide-Awakes

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Logan & Lincoln.

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Wray, R

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Johnson, Andrew, 1808-1875

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Andrew Johnson (b. December 29, 1808, Raleigh, North Carolina-d. July 31, 1875, Carter's Station, Tennessee) became the seventeenth president of the United States after the assassination of Abraham Lincoln in 1865. Johnson was born in Raleigh, North Carolina in 1808. He began his political career in Greenville, Tennessee in 1828. At the time of this letter he was the Democratic senator from Tennessee. Emerson Etheridge was born in Carrituck County, North Carolina. As a representative of Tennes...

Wilmington Institute

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Richardson, Albert D. (Albert Deane), 1833-1869

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Journalist. From the description of Letter of Albert D. Richardson, 1865. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79449523 ...

Robinson, Corinne Roosevelt, 1861-1933

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Corinne Roosevelt Robinson was the sister of Theodore Roosevelt. From the description of Corinne Roosevelt Robinson photograph album, not before 1898. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612794212 Corinne (Roosevelt) Robinson, younger sister of American president Theodore Roosevelt and wife of Douglas Robinson, was a published poet and active member of the Republican Party. From the description of Papers, 1847-1933. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id:...

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 partn...


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Lincoln Foundation (Springfield, Ill.)

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Larned, Edwin C. (Edwin Channing), 1820-1884

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National Union Party.

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Booth, John Wilkes, 1838-1865

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Actor; assassin of President Abraham Lincoln. From the description of John Wilkes Booth-Miller collection, 19??-1946 / Ernest Conrad Miller. (Allegheny College). WorldCat record id: 44935230 From the description of Papers, 1863 June-1865 April. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 27418055 From the description of Letter: Franklin, [Pennsylvania], to John, [18]64 June 17. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 27418059 ...

Bliss, Wm. S.

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W. P. Bond?

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Mrs. Wood

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Ely, George

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Constitutional Union Party (U.S.)

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Davis, D., Judge.

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Bestor, George Clinton.

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Cooper, Peter, 1791-1883

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Manufacturer, inventor, and philanthropist. From the description of Certification of Peter Cooper, 1870. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79449909 American inventor and philanthropist. From the description of Letter signed : New York, to William C. Bryant, on behalf of The Citizens' Association of New York, 1867 Sept. 30. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270537867 Alexander Dallas Bache (1806-1867) was an important scientific reformer during the...

6th Missouri Cavalry.

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National Lincoln Monument Association.

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Organization formed after the assassination of Abraham Lincoln to collect money for building a monument in Springfield, Ill. to the memory of the slain president. From the description of Appointment, May 25, 1865. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 53039989 ...

Abram Lincoln

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Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865

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Abraham Lincoln (born February 12, 1809, Sinking Spring Farm near Hodgenville, Kentucky-died April 15, 1865, Washington, D.C.) was the sixteenth President of the United States from 1861 until his death by assassination. He was the son of a Kentucky frontiersman, Thomas Lincoln, and Nancy Hanks. In 1816, Lincoln moved to Pigeon Creek, Indiana, where he worked on his family's farm. Following his mother's death two years later, he continued working on farms until moving with his father to New Sa...

Nicholson, A. O. P. (Alfred Osborn Pope), 1808-1876

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L. F. Weber

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Geo. Clark Jr., & Co.

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Poor, Benjamin Perley

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Detroit High School.

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Abraham Lincoln Museum.

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Wright, John B. (John Barton), 1962-

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Sticking, L. K.

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A. A. Low

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Snyder, Charles E. (Charles Earl), 1863-

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Scammon, J. Young (Jonathan Young), 1812-1890

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Jonathan Young Scammon (1812-1890), was born in Whitefield, Maine. He received an EL. D. from Waterville College in 1869 and subsequently studied law in Maine. In 1835, he moved to Chicago, where he practiced law and was active in both commercial and civic affairs. Scammon died in 1890. From the guide to the Scammon, Jonathon Young. Papers, 1839-1890, (Special Collections Research Center University of Chicago Library 1100 East 57th Street Chicago, Illinois 60637 U.S.A.) Chic...

Press and tribune (Chicago, Ill. : Daily).

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Bengal Chamber of Commerce

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Abraham Lincoln Log Cabin Ass'n.

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J. B. (John B.) Wright

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Lincoln, Robert Todd, 1843-1926

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American lawyer and statesman. From the description of Letter signed : War Department, Washington City, to the Attorney General, 1883 Feb. 8. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270593081 From the description of Letter signed : War Department, Washington City, to the Attorney General, 1882 May 2. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270593085 From the description of Letter signed : War Department, Washington City, to the Attorney General [Benjamin H. Brewster], 1881 Dec. 10. (...

L. M. Ross

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Miami County (Ohio).

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Smith, J. N.

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Wallack, Lester

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Epithet: writer of plays British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000623.0x000031 ...

Markens, Isaac

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Epithet: of Montgomery, Alabama, USA British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001192.0x000141 ...

Lackey, Henry W., compiler.

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Edwin Booth

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Thomas Stevens

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Lincoln Memorial Fund.

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Memorial fund established with aim of collecting $100,000 in one dollar donations to be invested for the benefit of Mrs. Mary Todd Lincoln. From the description of Donor list, 1865 Apr.-1866 May. (New York University). WorldCat record id: 58760080 ...

Bingham, John Armor, 1815-1900

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Born in Mercer County, Pennsylvania, where his carpenter and bricklayer father, Hugh, had moved after service in the War of 1812, Bingham attended local public schools. After his mother's death in 1827, his father remarried. John moved west to Ohio to live with his merchant uncle, Thomas, after clashing with his new stepmother. The teenager apprenticed as a printer for two years, helping to publish the Luminary, an anti-Masonic newspaper. He then returned to Pennsylvania to study at Mercer Colle...


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Bell, Sanford

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Pinkerton, Allan, 1819-1884

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Constitution Club (Walton, N.Y.)

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Smith, Walter H. F

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Barrett, Lawrence, 1838-1891

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Lawrence Barrett was manager of his own dramatic company. From the description of Agreement between Lawrence Barrett and Fred C. Mosley [manuscript], 1882 June 10. (Folger Shakespeare Library). WorldCat record id: 281643577 Lawrence Barrett, actor. John Weiss, Reverend, lecturer and scholar on Shakespeare. From the description of Letter to John Weiss, 1873-1876. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 41416811 American author and actor. From ...

Lincoln, Thomas, 1853-1871

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Kemp, photographer.

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Playground and Recreation Association of America

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Bachelder, John B. (John Badger), 1825-1894

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John Bachelder was a portrait and landscape painter. Born in Gilmanton, N.H. in 1825, he painted views of New England towns. From 1863 to 1865, he was a print publisher in Boston, Ma. Bachelder died in Hyde Park, Ma. on Dec. 22, 1894. From the description of Plan of Hyde Park house, 1880. (Winterthur Library). WorldCat record id: 122394485 John Badger Bachelder (1825-1894), portrait and landscape painter, photographer, and historian, the only child of Moses and Sally Parsons...

Rimhold, Harry S.

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William Pfaender.

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Grierson, Benjamin Henry, 1826-1911

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U.S. Army general. From the description of Papers, 1870s-1890s (bulk 1882-1885). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70951249 American army officer. From the description of Document signed : Fort Sill, I.T., to the Acting Asst. Inspector General, San Antonio, 1872 March 20-1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270509590 From the description of Document signed : Fort Sill, I.T., to the Acting Asst. Inspector General, San Antonio, 1872 Mar. 22. (Unknown). WorldCat ...

Benjamin L. Yates

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Chas. Magnus

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L. W. Maynard

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Committee of the Citizens of New York.

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John J. Sammis

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William Windom.

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Welles, Gideon, 1802-1878

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A native of Glastonbury, Conn., Gideon Welles began his career as a lawyer but took up journalism as a profession, founding the Hartford Times, which he also edited, in 1826. Active in the Democratic Party in Connecticut, he served in the Connecticut state legislature and in several state offices. He later shifted his allegiance to the Republican Party due to his strong anti-slavery views and founded the Hartford Evening Press, a zealously Republican newspaper. President Abraham Lincoln appointe...

Otwell, John D.

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Dittenhoefer, Abram J. (Abram Jesse), 1836-1919

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Robert Todd Lincoln Beckwith

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Reuben Hatch

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Abiel Abbot Low

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Theyres, John.

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Annie P. Wright

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Stuart & Lincoln.

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Detwiler, Solomon L.

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Washington, George, 1732-1799

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George Washington (b. Feb. 22, 1732, Westmoreland County, Va.-d. Dec. 14, 1799, Mount Vernon, VA) was the first president of the United States, serving from 1789 to 1797. Washington came from a family of farmers and landowners. He had little education but showed an aptitude for mathematics. He used this talent to become a surveyor. At 15, Washington took a job as assistant surveyor on a team sent to map the Shenandoah Valley in western Virginia. In his early 20s, Washington joined the Virgin...

W. W. Ketcham

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S. D. Young

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Conness, John, 1821-1909

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John Conness was born in Ireland, September 22, 1821. He moved to New York when he was fifteen and followed the Gold Rush to California. There he mined Mormon Island, and the Middle Fork of the American River. From the description of Autobiography and Reminiscence of John Conness, San Francisco, 1904. (The Society of California Pioneers). WorldCat record id: 55979376 John Conness was a United States Senator from California from 1863 to 1869. J. Sloan...

Whitney, J. N.

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A. E. Fostell

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Alfred Ely

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Parker, Theodore, 1810-1860.

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Unitarian minister and reformer. From the description of Letter, 1850 Nov. 5, Boston, to Charles Mason. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 170925855 Rev. Theodore Parker (1810-1860), Unitarian minister, social reformer, and publicist, was born in Lexington, Mass., a grandson of Captain John Parker (1729-1775) of Revolutionary fame. Parker graduated from Harvard Divinity School in 1836, became minister of West Roxbury, and proceeded to develop his theological and social ...

W. W. Bates

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Johnston, James

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Epithet: Lieutenant-Colonel; of the Horse - Guards British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000356.0x0002fc Epithet: MP British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000356.0x000300 Epithet: General; of Add MS 35510 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000356.0x0002fa E...

Joel J. Baily & Co.

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Booth, Junius Brutus, 1796-1852

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Junius Brutus Booth (1 May 1796 – 30 November 1852) was a 19th century English stage actor. He was the father of actor John Wilkes Booth, the assassin of U.S. President Abraham Lincoln. His other children included Edwin Booth, the foremost tragedian of the mid-to-late 19th century, Junius Brutus Booth Jr., an actor and theatre manager, and Asia Booth Clarke, a poet and writer. Booth was born in St. Pancras, London, Great Britain, the son of Richard Booth, a lawyer and avid supporter of the Am...


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Mann, Horace, Sir, 1701-1786

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Sir Horatio Mann, first baronet (bap. 1706, d. 1786), diplomatist, British representative in Florence. From the description of Letter : Florence, to Lord Mountsuart, 1782 June 24. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702203215 Epithet: barrister British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001128.0x0000d8 ...


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Smith, John Henry, 1848-1911

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Member of the Council of the Twelve Apostles and President of the European Mission. From the guide to the MS 5129 John Henry Smith diaries 1874-1911 (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, Church History Library) Apostle in the Mormon Church. From the description of John Henry Smith letter, 1893. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122494371 From the guide to the John Henry Smith letter, 1893, (L. Tom Perry Special Collections) ...

William Parie?

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Ed Emerson

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William Millward

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Confederate States of America

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During the Civil War, the Confederate States of America issued their own currency notes. These circulated like cash, but were technically bills of credit. At the beginning of the war, they circulated widely, but by the end of the war they had lost nearly all their value. Many of the bills remained in private hands after the war and became collectible as memorabilia. Other bills, which the Union Army had confiscated, were in the hands of the United States War Department; it transferred them to th...

Republican Party (Ill.). State Central Committee

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Habeas Corpus Club

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Frank Oakes Rose

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Fay, Herbert Wells.

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Ryder, photographer.

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Aldrich, Cyrus, 1808-1871

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Nourse, George A.

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U.S. Military Railroad)

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Dayton, William L. (William Lewis), 1807-1864

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American lawyer, politician and diplomat. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Trenton, to Gordon L. Ford, [18]58 Mar. 24. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270530519 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Trenton, to Horace Greeley, 1859 Dec. 16. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270530524 Epithet: American statesman British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000213.0x000005 ...

Philadelphia (Pa.)

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Cuthbert Bullitt

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Proctor, Stanwood.

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Stewart, William M. (William Morris), 1827-1909

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U.S. senator from Nevada. From the description of Papers of William M. Stewart, 1866-1909. (Nevada State Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 693592144 Member of the first Stanford Board of Trustees; lawyer and United States Senator from Nevada. From the description of William M. Stewart papers, 1873-1896. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122546693 William M. Stewart was one of the first U.S. Senators from Nevada (1864-1874 and 1886-1904), and author o...

Howells, William Dean, 1837-1920

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Carolyn Wells published under the pseudonym Rowland Wright. From the description of Autograph postcard signed from W.D. Howells to Carolyn Wells, Rahway [manuscript], 19th or 20th century. (Folger Shakespeare Library). WorldCat record id: 694525270 Author, editor, critic. From the description of Letters chiefly to Alexander? Black [manuscript] 1888-1919. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647943111 William Dean Howells was an American novelist...

United States. Army. New York Infantry Regiment, 75th (1861-1865)

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Calkins, Hiram

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Blood, William

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Epithet: of Liverpool Chamber of Commerce British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000126.0x0003cf ...

Grubb, Joseph C.

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Andrew Johnson

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Booth, Edwin, 1833-1893

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American actor. From the description of Autograph letters signed (2) : New York and Chicago, to Elsie Leslie, 1889 Dec. 5 and 1890 Mar. 16. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270532629 From the description of Letters, 1858, 1887. (Buffalo History Museum). WorldCat record id: 56685372 Edwin Booth (1833-1893) was the son of Junius Brutus Booth, the great British tragedian, and the older brother of John Wilkes Booth; Edwin was best known for his Shakespearean roles. ...

Ogden, W. B.

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James Parton

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Emmons, George F. (George Foster), 1811-1884

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George Foster Emmons, naval officer, commissioned Commodore in 1868, was then assigned to the Hydrographic Office in Washington and commandant of the Philadelphia Navy Yard. He retired in 1873. His son, George Thornton Emmons, attended the Naval Academy. From the description of Letters to George Foster Emmons, 1866-1880. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 78934254 From the description of Letters to George Foster Emmons, 1866-1880. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702162475 ...

McLean, Moses

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Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- )

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The Republican Party is a national political party in the United States, and was founded in 1854. In the 1864 election, the party took the name National Union Party to allow the participation of Democrats. From the description of Republican Party tickets, 1864. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 496362231 From the guide to the Republican Party tickets, 1864, (L. Tom Perry Special Collections) ...

Stevens, John Austin

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Miller, Stephen, 1816-1881

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D. A. (David Alexander) Nunn

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Aaron S. Crosby

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McClellan, George B. (George Brinton), 1865-1940

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George Brinton McClellan (b. Nov. 23, 1865, Dresden, Germany-d. Nov. 30, 1940, Washington, D.C.), Lieutenant Colonel in the U.S. Army, Member, U.S. House of Representatives, and Mayor of New York City, had a varied career after graduating from Princeton University and earning a law degree. He worked as a newspaper reporter, was admitted to the New York State Bar in 1892, and was elected to the U.S. Congress for five terms from 1895 to 1903, resigning in 1903 having been elected Mayor of New York...

Constitutional Club (Walton, N.Y.).

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Grow, Galusha A. (Galusha Aaron), 1823-1907

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Galusha Aaron Grow (August 31, 1823 – March 31, 1907) was a prominent American politician, lawyer, writer and businessman, who served as 24th Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives from 1861 to 1863. Elected as a Democrat in the 1850 congressional elections, he switched to the newly-organized Republican Party in the mid-1850s when the Democratic Party tried to force the extension of slavery into western territories. Elected speaker for the 37th Congress, Grow presided over the House dur...


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Coleman, Leighton, 1837-1907

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Bishop of Delaware. From the description of Papers, [ca. 1790-1900] (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155473911 Leighton Coleman served as rector of churches in Bustleton, Pa., Wilmington, Del., Mauch Chunk, Pa., Toledo, Ohio, and Sayre, Pa. He lived in England from 1879 to 1887. He was consecrated Episcopal Bishop of Delaware in 1888. From the description of Leighton Coleman papers, 1856-1873. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 654443282 Clergyman; rector (186...

Mullen, photographer.

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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. ...

McClure, Charles

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Mrs. S. L. Gouverneur

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Steele, Robert

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Epithet: of Add MS 39944 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000245.0x0003e4 Epithet: of Add MS 36541 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000245.0x0003e3 Epithet: of Add Ch 55594 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000245.0x0003e1 Epithet: of the Protest...

New York (N.Y.). Chamber of Commerce.

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Russell, Andrew J.

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First official Union photographer, noted for recording engineering progects; later worked for the Union Pacific Railroad and photographed the historic meeting at Promontory Point. From the description of Civil War photographs of bridge construction in Alexandria, Va. [graphic], circa 1861-1863. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 435542248 Andrew J. Russell was a staff or stringer photographer for the United States Information Agency. From the descripti...

Phillips, Douglas Jay

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Hannibal Hamlin

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Oldroyd, Osborn H. (Osborn Hamiline), 1842-1930

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Infantryman in the Twentieth Ohio Infantry during the American Civil War, later the custodian of Lincoln's home in Springfield, Illinois, and renow Lincoln collector. From the description of Collection, f 1880-1882. (Fisk University). WorldCat record id: 40121882 Oldroyd was an author and publisher of Abraham Lincoln books and a collector of Lincoln artifacts. From the description of Papers, 1919. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 268661...

Judge Quackenbush

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Hicks, John C., 1902-

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Justin G. Turner Collection

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H. Louise Wynkoop

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Grubb, Joseph C.

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Ford’s Theatre (Washington, D.C.)

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Burlingame, Anson, 1820-1870

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Attorney, Boston, Massachusetts; Massachusetts state senator, 1852; congressman, 1855-1860; U.S. minister to Peking, China, 1860-1867. From the description of Letter : Washington, [D.C], to W[illia]m L. Lincoln, 1860 June 10. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 27988840 Anson Burlingame was American envoy to China. The city of Burlingame, Calif., was named in his honor by William C. Ralston. From the description of Anson Burlingame papers,...

Booth, John Wilkes, 1838-1865

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Actor; assassin of President Abraham Lincoln. From the description of John Wilkes Booth-Miller collection, 19??-1946 / Ernest Conrad Miller. (Allegheny College). WorldCat record id: 44935230 From the description of Papers, 1863 June-1865 April. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 27418055 From the description of Letter: Franklin, [Pennsylvania], to John, [18]64 June 17. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 27418059 ...

Frederick Myer

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Union League of Rhode Island.

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Porter, David D. (David Dixon), 1813-1891

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U.S. naval officer. From the description of Papers, 1847-1877. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 20077865 Admiral David Dixon Porter was born in Chester, PA, on June 8, 1813. He was instrumental in Farragut's capturing of New Orleans in 1862 when he set off 20,000 bombs to destroy the Confederate forts, Jackson and Saint Philip. This allowed Farragut to sail past the forts and up the Mississippi to New Orleans. He also was instrumental in the Battle of Vicksburg...

W., W., artist.

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Upton, George P. (George Putnam), 1834-1919

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Holt, Joseph, 1807-1894

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Joseph Holt, 1807-94, American public official, judge advocate general of the U.S. army (1862-75). A native of Kentucky, he became a well-known lawyer and prominent Democratic politician. In 1857, President Buchanan appointed him commissioner of patents in 1857, and in 1859 he became Postmaster General. In the beginning of 1861, before the outbreak of the Civil War, he was Secretary of War. A staunch opponent of the secession movement, Holt was instrumental in preventing Kentucky from seceding. ...

Mack, Joseph

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Philip Fraser

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New York Chamber of commerce

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The New York Chamber of Commerce building stands at 65 Liberty Street, New York City, on the site of the former Real Estate Exchange. The Beaux-Arts style building was designed by architect James Barnes Baker and built in 1901-1902, with later additions and alterations. It was declared a National Historic Landmark in 1977. The building housed a trust company banking room on the first floor, and a "Chamber of Commerce," numerous offices and meeting spaces, a clubroom, library, reading room and ki...

J. W. Hurn, photographer.

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Wilkinson, Morton S. (Morton Smith), 1819-1894

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United States Representative and Senator from Minnesota. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Washington, to the President, 1867 Nov. 17. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270588581 From the description of Letter signed : Washington, to J.A.J. Creswell, 1870 Feb. 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270589280 United States Senator from Minnesota. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Washington, D.C., 1868 May 9. (Unknown). WorldCat re...

Robert E. (Robert Edward) Lee's

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Wade, B. F. (Benjamin Franklin), 1800-1878

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American senator from Ohio (1851-1869). From the description of Autograph letter signed : Jefferson, Ohio, 1861 Apr. 18. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 639962470 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Washington, D.C., to an unidentified recipient 1865 Jan. 4. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 639931419 Lawyer, U.S. senator from Ohio, and Republican Party leader. From the description of B.F. Wade papers, 1832-1886 (bulk 1852-1869). (Unknown). Wor...

John Hay.

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Maynard, George Colton, 1839-1918

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Curator. From the description of Note concerning George Colton Maynard, undated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79454419 ...

John Bright.

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Liverpool (England). Chamber of Commerce.

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Democratic Party (U.S.)

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Philp & Solomons

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Brady & Co.

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J. K. Moorhead

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Bennett, James Gordon, 1795-1872

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Newspaper publisher. From the description of James Gordon Bennett papers, 1845-1934 (bulk 1861-1864). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70979856 Editor of the New York Herald newspaper. From the description of Papers, 1862-1865. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 20839540 James Gordon Bennett (1795-1872) was the founder and editor of the New York Herald. After working as a teacher and lecturer, he founded the Herald in 1835. From the...

Wightman, John

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Until the mid-19th century, broadsides provided the sort of information provided by modern tabloids. They tended to be single sheets of paper, unfolded, and printed on one side. Designed to be posted up in public places, broadsides were used for the printing of royal proclamations, acts, and official notices, and later on became a means of political agitation. Edinburgh's 'baillies', the officials responsible for this notice or broadside, were the city's magistrates who ...

B. F. Whitten

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Louis S. Upham.

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Gardner, Alexander, 1821-1882

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Alexander Gardner was born in Paisley, Scotland, on 17 October 1821. In May of 1851 Gardner visited the Great Exhibition in Hyde Park, London, where he saw the photographs of Mathew Brady. Upon his return to Scotland, Gardner began to experiment with photography and devoted his time to learning about this new art. In the spring of 1856 Gardner and his family immigrated to the United States and Gardner initiated contact with Mathew Brady. Brady hired Gardner and in February 1858, Gardner was put ...

Surratt, Mary E. (Mary Eugenia), 1820-1865

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Alleged conspirator in the assassination of President Lincoln. From the description of Papers of Mary E. Surratt, 1865-1986. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71064695 ...

Mrs. George C. Maynard)

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Samuel Rease

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New Orleans Chamber of Commerce. Committee.

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D. Wilmot.

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E. & H. T. Anthony & Co.

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John Preston

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Mr. Rosenburger

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