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Herndon-Weik collection of Lincolniana in the Division of Manuscripts, Library of Congress.

Author: William Henry Herndon; Jesse William Weik; Library of Congress. Manuscript Division.
Publisher: [1820?-1930?]
Edition/Format:   Book   Microform : Microfilm : English
Summary:
Includes a sheet from the home-made arithmetic book of Lincoln, clippings on the slavery question, Lincoln's campaign book, letters and documents written by or to Lincoln, legal documents described as Lincoln law cases, correspondence and miscellaneous documents and copy for proposed publication directly associated with William H. Herndon and Jesse W. Weik.
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Genre/Form: History
Manuscripts
Personal correspondence
Sources
Correspondence
Named Person: Abraham Lincoln; Abraham Lincoln; Abraham Lincoln; Stephen A Douglas; William Henry Herndon; William Henry Herndon; Jesse William Weik; Jesse William Weik; Stephen A Douglas; William Henry Herndon; Abraham Lincoln; Jesse William Weik
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Henry Herndon; Jesse William Weik; Library of Congress. Manuscript Division.
OCLC Number: 277676786
Notes: "The largest known collection of papers incident to Lincoln's law practice and other business relationships before and after his emergence as a political figure, a large quantity of early memoirs and other reminiscent material, correspondence of Herndon and Weik with various public men who knew Lincoln and drafts of the writings of Herndon and Weik about Lincoln"--Annual report of the Librarian of Congress for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1941, p. 99.
Microfilm omits photographs and printed materials from the collection except for clippings on the slavery question and Lincoln's campaign book consisting of miscellaneous clippings used principally in the Lincoln-Douglas debates.
Reproduction Notes: Microfilm. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress Photoduplication Service, 1942. 14 microfilm reels : positive ; 35 mm.
Description: 14 reels ; 35 mm

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Includes a sheet from the home-made arithmetic book of Lincoln, clippings on the slavery question, Lincoln's campaign book, letters and documents written by or to Lincoln, legal documents described as Lincoln law cases, correspondence and miscellaneous documents and copy for proposed publication directly associated with William H. Herndon and Jesse W. Weik.

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