02/08. Small Collections and Vertical Files
Record Group Term
Record subgroup for the ALPLM Manuscripts Department for collections and vertical files. Small collections include personal and family papers, corporate records, county records, and military records. Vertical files include small collections of unknown or varied provenance used predominantly as ready reference files, documenting Illinois counties and cities, individuals, businesses, organizations, and events.
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Box 59
Scope and Contents Letter to Mrs. Albert M. Smith in Middletown, Connecticut responding to request for an Abraham Lincoln autograph. Tells her he is unable to supply, but sends her a "perfect facsimile", a military order, a facsimile of Gen. Winfield Scott's signature and a copy of a speech he made at Lincoln's Tomb in Springfield, Ill. May 1904.
Dates: Created: February 4, 1905