Papers of Lyman Trumbull, 1843-1894 (bulk 1855-1872).

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Trumbull, Lyman, 1813-1896. Papers of Lyman Trumbull, 1843-1894 (bulk 1855-1872).

Papers of Lyman Trumbull, 1843-1894 (bulk 1855-1872).

Chiefly letters (1855-1872) received by Trumbull on political matters, together with a number of drafts or copies of replies. Subjects include the elections of 1856, 1860, 1866, and 1872; Illinois politics; appointments and patronage; Kansas-Nebraska bill; secession; Civil War; Reconstruction; civil rights bill; and Liberal Republican movement of 1872. Correspondents include William Henry Bissell, Montgomery Blair, Orville Hickman Browning, John Dean Caton, Zachariah Chandler, Salmon P. Chase, Shelby M. Cullom, David Davis, Mark W. Delahay, Jesse Kilgore Dubois, Jesse W. Fell, David Dudley Field, James W. Grimes, Hannibal Hamlin, James Harlan, Ozias M. Hatch, William Henry Herndon, Stephen Augustus Hurlbut, Norman Buel Judd, Gustav Philipp Körner, John A. McClernand, Joseph Medill, Richard J. Oglesby, John M. Palmer, Charles Henry Ray, Horace White, and Richard Yates.

4,500 items.77 containers.22 microfilm reels.13 linear feet.

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Yates, Richard, 1815-1873

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American lawyer and politician. From the description of Letter signed, with a line in his autograph : Springfield, Illinois, to President Lincoln, 1863 Feb. 25. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270584462 Illinois governor, 1861-1865; member, Illinois House of Representatives, 1842-1846, 1849-1850; U.S. senator, 1865-1871. From the description of Letter : General Head Quarters, Springfield, State of Illinois, to John S. Bradford, 1861 April 17. (Abraham Lincoln Pres...

Medill, Joseph, 1823-1899

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American journalist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Chicago, to J.M. dalzell, 1881 Aug. 15. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270636685 Journalist & major stockholder/director of the Chicago Tribune. Active participant in the formation of a "compact" Republican party and personal friend of Abraham Lincoln's. From the description of Joseph Medill letter to S. S. McClure [manuscript], 1893 Sep 8. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 317...

Dubois, Jesse Kilgore, 1811-1876

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Palestine, Illinois, resident; Illinois state representative, 1834-1840, 1842-1844; receiver, Palestine land office, 1849-1853; county judge, 1853-1857; state auditor of public accounts, 1857-1865. From the description of Papers, 1841-1901. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 29761113 From the description of Document: Springfield, Ill., 1860 April 27. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 29761057 From the description of...

McClernand, John A. (John Alexander), 1812-1900

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Illinois politician and soldier. From the description of Report, 1861 Nov. 12. (Filson Historical Society, The). WorldCat record id: 49252333 Prior to his appointment as Brigadier General of the volunteers by Abraham Lincoln, McClernand had served in the Black Hawk War, studied law and passed the bar, been elected to the Illinois legislature and to the U.S. House of Representatives. He served under Grant at Belmont, Fort Henry, Fort Donelson, Shiloh and Arkansas Post, until ...

Palmer, John M. (John McAuley), 1817-1900

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Civil War general and Illinois governor, 1869-1873. From the description of Papers, 1869, 1870, 1871. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 53398561 Illinois lawyer, colonel of the 14th Illinois Infantry and later general during the Civil War, governor of Illinois (1869-1873), and U.S. Senator (1891-1897). From the description of Legal documents, 1849-1867. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 748839839 Civil ...

Bissell, William H. (William Henry), 1811-1860

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Belleville, Illinois, lawyer; colonel, 2nd Illinois Regiment, Mexican War; Illinois congressman, 1848-1852; governor of Illinois, 1857-1860. From the description of Legal documents: 1857. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 27159161 From the description of Letter: Washin[gton, D.C.], to W[illia]m Martin, 1850 Feb. 5. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 27159147 From the description of Letters: 1849-1859. (Abraham Linco...

Oglesby, Richard J. (Richard James), 1824-1899

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American soldier and legislator. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Washington, to G.H. Williams, 1873 Mar. 14. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270611451 Richard J. Ogelsby was an officer in the Civil War and seriously wounded, eventually promoted to major general, elected to governor of Illinois in 1864, 1872 and 1884, and ten days after his 1885 term began, resigned after being chosen by the Illinois Republican party for the senate. He had been an orphan and ...

Browning, Orville Hickman, 1806-1881

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From Quincy, Illinois served as state senator, 1836-1841 and state representative, 1842-1843, delegate to the anti-Nebraska convention in Bloomington, Ill. in 1856 and to the Republican National Convention in 1860, appointed to the U.S. Senate to fill Stephen A. Douglas' seat when he died, and appointed Secretary of the Interior by President Johnson. Formed a law firm in Washington, D.C. in 1863 and practice there until 1866. Returned to Quincy, Ill. in 1869 to practice there. From t...

Caton, John Dean, 1812-1895

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American judge, Illinois supreme court justice from 1848-1864. From the description of Letter : to T. Howell, 1852 Aug. 16. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 63937012 Businessman and jurist. From the description of John Dean Caton papers, 1826-1947 (bulk 1826-1895). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79449127 Illinois lawyer, author, and state surpreme court chief justice, Caton resided in Ottawa, Illinois and later in Chicago. Fr...

Trumbull, Lyman, 1813-1896

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Lawyer from Belleville, Illinois; United States Senator (1855-1873); State Supreme Court Justice (1848-1853); State Representative, St. Clair County (1840-1842); Illinois Secretary of State (1841-1843); unsuccessful candidate for Governor (1880). From the description of Letter, September 29, 1842. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 71275513 Lawyer from Belleville, Illinois; United States Senator (1855-1873); State Supreme Court Justice (1848-1853); S...

Ray, Charles Henry

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Charles Henry Ray (1821-1870), physician, abolitionist politician, and journalist, editor and owner of the Chicago Tribune in 1855-1863. His father, Levi Ray (1796-1850), a skilled mechanic and businessman from Norwich, N.Y., was a staunch Jacksonian Democrat and active in the Loco Foco faction of the Democratic party. He attended the Norwich Union Seminary headed by Rev. O.T. Hammond. In 1837-1838, he studied medicine under Thompson Meade of Poolville, N.Y. In 1838, he became a surgeon's mate a...

Chandler, Zachariah, 1813-1879

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George Armstrong Custer was a famous cavalry officer during the Civil War and the Indian wars of the 1860s and 1870s. Elizabeth Bacon Custer, his wife, was the author of several works about Army life on the plains. After the death of her husband, she dedicated her life to defending his honor. From the guide to the George A. and Elizabeth B. Custer papers, 1857-1929, (L. Tom Perry Special Collections) American politician. From the description of Autograph letter s...

Harlan, James, 1820-1899

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Served as a Whig Senator from Iowa and as United States Secretary of the Interior. Also served as president of Iowa Wesleyan University and later as president of Iowa State University. From the description of Letters, 1856-1892. (University of Iowa Libraries). WorldCat record id: 122517886 United States Secretary of Interior. From the description of Letter signed : Washington, to General Rice, 1865 July 17. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270510420 From t...

Delahay, Mark W. (Mark William), 1818?-1879

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Delahay was an old friend of Lincoln who had formerly lived in Illinois, but moved to Leavenworth, Kansas. He had managed Lincoln's campaign in the territory, and as a reward for his political support Lincoln appointed him Surveyor-General for Kansas and Nebraska in April 1861. From the description of Correspondence : Washington, D.C., with Abraham Lincoln, 1861 May 10. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122617157 ...

Blair, Montgomery, 1813-1883

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St. Louis, Missouri, lawyer; U.S district attorney, Missouri, 1839-1841; mayor, St. Louis, 1842-1843; judge, Court of Common Pleas, 1843-1849; first solicitor, U.S. Court of Claims, 1855; counsel for Dred Scott, 1856; postmaster general, 1860-1864; Maryland congressman, 1878. From the description of Letter: Wash[ington, D.C.] to Rev[erend] W[illiam] B[uell] Sprague, Albany, N.Y., 1865 Nov. 20. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 27327626 Montgomery Bl...

Grimes, James W. (James Wilson), 1816-1872

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American lawyer, legislator, governor of Iowa. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Burlington, Iowa, to William W. Belknap, 1871 Dec. 29. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270498820 Grimes was member of the Iowa Territorial Legislature (1838-1839, 1843-1844); governor of Iowa (1854-1858) and U.S. senator from Iowa (1859-1869). He was born and educated in New Hampshire. After school, he began his law practice in Burlington, Iowa, part of the Black Hawk Purchase ter...

Chase, Salmon P. (Salmon Portland), 1808-1873

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Lawyer. From the description of Letter, 1845 March 4, Cincinnati, [Ohio], to Robert F. Paine, Columbus, O[hio]. (University of Toledo). WorldCat record id: 13541605 Salmon P. Chase served as the Secretary of the Treasury from 1861 to 1864. He oversaw the creation of the Bureau of Internal Revenue (1862) and implemented the introduction of the income tax and the national currency. From the description of Letter press book of the Secretary of the Treasury. 1863, Ju...

United States.

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Hamlin, Hannibal, 1809-1891

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Vice-president of the United States. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Hampden, Maine, to the publishers of the Evening Post, New York, 1850 Oct. 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270501130 Vice president of the United States, governor of Maine, and U.S. representative and senator from Maine. From the description of Hannibal Hamlin papers, 1834-1882 (bulk 1834-1854). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981218 Vice-president of United States...

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...

Hatch, O. M. (Ozias Mather), 1814-1893

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Hatch was the circuit clerk of Pike County, Illinois (1841-1848), a state legislator (1851-1852), and Illinois secretary of state (1857-1865). From the description of Legal papers, 1839-1848. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 430536924 Republican Secretary of State of Illinois from 1857 to 1865, friend of Abraham Lincoln, and married to Julia Enos, daughter of Springfield pioneer resident, Pascal Enos. Had also served as clerk of the circuit court o...

Cullom, Shelby M. (Shelby Moore), 1829-1914

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Springfield (Sangamon Co.), Ill. republican politician. From the description of Papers, 1910. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 38386302 U.S. senator and representative from and governor of Illinois. From the description of Shelby M. Cullom correspondence, 1894. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70984527 Governor of Illinois, 1877-1883, and U.S. Senator, 1883-1913. From the description of Autograph. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Lib...

Liberal Republican Party

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Körner, Gustav Philipp, 1809-1896

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German-American, born at Frankfort-on the-Main, Germany, attended the University of Munich and Heidelberg, where he became a lawyer and after being wounded in a political uprising in 1838, escaped to France, then came to America where he settled in Belleville, Illinois, practiced law, was elected to the legislature in 1842, was appointed to the state Supreme Court in 1845, elected Lieutenant Governor of Illinois in 1852 and served in the Civil War until illness forced him to resign in 1862. ...

Davis, David, 1815-1886

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Illinois state legislator and jurist, associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, and U.S. senator from Illinois. From the description of Papers of David Davis, 1861-1864. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71070696 Bloomington, Illinois lawyer; member of Illinois House of Representatives (1844-1846); judge 8th judicial circuit (1848-1862); U.S. Supreme Court justice (1862-1877); U.S. Senator (1877-1883). From the description of Receipt for judgment costs, February ...

Hurlbut, Stephen Augustus, 1815-1882

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American army officer and diplomat. From the description of Telegram (not autograph) : Head Quarters 16th Army Corps, 1863 July 17. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269555752 American army officier and diplomat. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Memphis, Tennessee, to Col. J.C. Kelton, 1863 Nov. 17. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269530212 A native of South Carolina, Hurlbut became a lawyer and state legislator in Illinois. A Union general ...

Fell, Jesse W., 1808-1887

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Editor, educator, and lawyer. From the description of Papers of Jesse W. Fell, 1806-1957 (bulk 1830-1887). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71061562 Bloomington, Illinois, lawyer and newspaper publisher; helped organize Central Illinois Female College, 1853, and Normal University, 1858; paymaster, U.S. Army, during Civil War. From the description of Letter: Normal, [Ill.], to J[esse] C. Green, West Chester, Pa., [18]86 July 31. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library...

White, Horace, 1834-1916

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Journalist and economist. From the description of Letter [manuscript] : to [Horton?], 1886 May 8. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647805830 Journalist and editor for Chicago Tribune (1857-1874) and New York Evening Post (1881-1903). Author of several books including a biography of Lyman Trumbull. From the description of Letters, November 1863, July 30, 1865. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 145746010 From the desc...

Judd, Norman B. (Norman Buel), 1815-1878

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U.S. minister to Prussia, 1861-1865. Judd nominated Abraham Lincoln for President at the 1860 Republican National Convention. From the description of Letters, 1865. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 43798028 Chairman, Republican State Central Committee, Chicago, Ill. Judd nominated Abraham Lincoln for President at the 1860 Republican National Convention. From the description of Correspond...

Field, David Dudley, 1805-1894

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New York lawyer and law reformer. From the description of Letter : New York, [N.Y.], to Gideon Welles, 1873 May 20. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 30463384 Field was an attorney involved in many cases touching on significant constitutional issues. He was instrumental in obtaining adoption of the Code of Civil Procedure, as well as the drafting of New York codes (1865). From the description of Letters and brief of David Dudley Field, 1...