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Levi North letter

 Collection — Box: 63
Identifier: MS-SC1111

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

Creator

Biographical / Historical

Lawyer and abolitionist who came from Ohio to Illinois in 1847 and settled in Kewanee.

Extent

1 folder (1 folder : .5 linear inches (.042 linear feet)) : 4 pages

Language of Materials

English