Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
- Existence: 1809 - 1865
Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865) was a lawyer and politician from Illinois. He served as the 16th president of the United States between 1861 and 1865.
Found in 21 Collections and/or Records:
Handwritten and signed letter listing questions Lincoln wished asked of Gouverneur Morris and Solomon Alofsen at a deposition hearing concerning their roles as officers of the Sangamon & Morgan Railroad. The letter is accompanied by another document, signed by L. Stillwell, verifying the handwriting of Lincoln.
Handwritten and signed letter written from Springfield, Illinois, dated December 30, 1845, and addressed to the attorney, Samuel D. Marshall. The item is concerned with a plea to be brought before the "Supreme Court." Lincoln questions how the case is to be presented and how much it will cost.
Collection includes originals and photocopies of correspondence between Abraham Lincoln and Andrew G. Ege from 1864. Includes a letter from Ege requesting a discharge from the draft for his son, and the reply from Lincoln in which the request is granted.
Contains Abraham Lincoln collectibles, the documentation about the items, and the receipts from their purchase. The items include photographs of original portraits of Lincoln and his assassin, John W. Booth, photograph of an Abraham Lincoln/Andrew Jackson election ballot, and a reproduction of a photograph of Lincoln in front of his home in 1860. Dated 1932 to 2011.
Photocopy of a handwritten and printed land indenture. Smith, as trustee of the Mormon Church, agrees to pay for land in Macedonia, Hancock County, Illinois. The item was signed by an Abraham Lincoln as justice of the peace. The Lincoln signed his name "Abm Lincoln." The sixteenth president of the United States almost invariably signed his name as "A. Lincoln.
Contains a compact disc with electronic transcriptions of Hayhurst family letters produced by Richard A. Meyer; edited printouts of the transcriptions created by Amanda Crandall, processor manuscript processing specialist in 2011-2012; and, edited transcriptions created through L. Tom Perry Special Collections' Transcribe program in 2016.
Handwritten letters addressed to Samuel Russell, a Mormon in Salt Lake City, Utah, during the American Civil War. Also included is a typescript of some of the letters. The letters tell about Vaughan's dislike for Abraham Lincoln, his visits to Virginia and the battlefield of Second Manassas (Bull Run) where he helped care for the wounded, and his anti-black sentiments.