Letters and essay: 1860-1861.


Baker, David Jewett, 1792-1869. Letters and essay: 1860-1861.

Letters and essay: 1860-1861.

Letters to his son Edward L. Baker, the editor of the Illinois State Journal, Springfield, Illinois, comment on censorship and the expansion of slavery in the West.

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Baker, David Jewett, 1792-1869.

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Lawyer, Kaskaskia, Illinois; judge, Randolph County, 1827-1830; United States senator, November and December 1830; United States attorney, District of Illinois, 1833-1841. From the description of Letters: to his wife Sarah, 1830-1831. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 26677757 From the description of Letters and essay: 1860-1861. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 26677766 From the description of Letter: Kaskaskia, ...

Illinois State Journal.

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Baker, Edward Lewis, 1829-1897

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Edward Lewis Baker was born in 1829 to Illinois Judge and Senator David Jewett Baker and Sarah Tennery Baker. Edward attended Shurtleff College in the 1840s. In 1855, Baker bought The Illinois State Journal in partnership with William Bailhache, and assumed the position of editor. It was in this capacity that he developed a relationship with Abraham Lincoln The Illinois State Journal became Lincoln's mouthpiece during the presidential campaign of 1860. Baker's relationship with Abraham Lincoln w...