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Abraham Lincoln collection, 1824-1865.

Author: Abraham Lincoln
Edition/Format:   Archival material : Manuscript   Book : English
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Correspondence and writings by and about Abraham Lincoln, and a gold pen used by Lincoln. 4 ALS from Lincoln to Benjamin F. James, William M. Dickson, and to an unidentified recipient. Writings by Lincoln include an autograph praecipe issued by Lincoln for writ in his first law case, "David Woolridge vs. Hawthorne", and a fragment of a speech on slavery. Also present is a letter by Edwin Booth to Colonel A. Badeau  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Adam Badeau; Edwin Booth; John Wilkes Booth; William M Dickson; William Pitt Fessenden; Benjamin Franklin James; Andrew Johnson; Abraham Lincoln; Edwin M Stanton; Adam Badeau; Edwin Booth; John Wilkes Booth; William Pitt Fessenden; Andrew Johnson; Abraham Lincoln; Edwin M Stanton
Material Type: Manuscript, Internet resource
Document Type: Archival Material, Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Abraham Lincoln
OCLC Number: 702152013
Description: 1.8 linear ft. (4 boxes) +3 broadside folders Organized into two series: I. Gift of A. Conger Goodyear; II. Additional Materials.
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Correspondence and writings by and about Abraham Lincoln, and a gold pen used by Lincoln. 4 ALS from Lincoln to Benjamin F. James, William M. Dickson, and to an unidentified recipient. Writings by Lincoln include an autograph praecipe issued by Lincoln for writ in his first law case, "David Woolridge vs. Hawthorne", and a fragment of a speech on slavery. Also present is a letter by Edwin Booth to Colonel A. Badeau concerning Lincoln's assassination by his brother, John Wilkes Booth, two days earlier; two volumes containing letters and writings by and about members of Lincoln's cabinet, including Andrew Johnson, Edwin M. Stanton, a letter to W. P. Fessenden regarding the attack on Petersburg, and Gideon Welles' autographed manuscript recollections on the formation of Lincoln's cabinet. Accompanied by the gold pen used by Lincoln to sign the Emancipation Proclamation, with accompanying documentation.

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