Trumbull, Lyman (1813-1896)
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract Journalist, editor and author. Reporter, correspondent and editor-in-chief, Chicago Tribune (1857-1874); editor, New York Evening Post and Nation (1881-1899); editor-in-chief New York EveningPost (1899-1903). Author of Money and Banking Illustrated by American History (1896) and TheLife of Lyman Trumbull (1913).Correspondence, speeches, clippings, drafts and carbon copies of letters. Includes correspondenceconcerning research on Abraham Lincoln and Lyman Trumbull, including letters from William...
Dates: Created: 1855-1944; Other: Majority of material found in 1855-1917; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1950
Collection — Box: 63
Scope and Contents Signed letter to Lyman Trumbull referring to Mr. Lovejoy's proposal to procure a territorial judgeship for him, but due to Lovejoy's death, he is requesting Trumbull's assistance in this. Refers to Lincoln's trip around the Great Lakes in Oct. 1848 on the steamer Globe and his own debate with Lincoln in which "he defended old Zach and I defended the Free Soil platform." Note by Trumbull on back of letter.
Dates: Created: April 16, 1864