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Collection — Box: 1
Scope and Contents Consists of one letter by U.S. Minister to Sweden and Norway, Benjamin F. Angel to Joseph A. Wright, written September 19, 1860, from Stockholm. Angel speculates on the outcome of the United States presidential election, with reference to Abraham Lincoln, Stephen Douglas and possible dissolution of the Union. At the time Wright was U.S. Minister Plenipotentiary to Prussia.
Dates: Created: 1860-09-19
Abstract Charles Henry Lanphier (1820-1903) was a Springfield Illinois newspaper man, who managed The Illinois State Register and Peopleâs Advocate. He was elected public printer in 1846 and clerk of the circuit court in 1864. The majority of this collection consists of letters to Lanphier during the years 1846-1863, while he managed the newspaper. Notable correspondents include Stephen A. Douglas, Thomas L. Harris, John A. McClernand, Anthony L. Knapp, William Ralls...
Dates: Created: 1830-1886
Collection — Box: 65
Scope and Contents Four page letter to Peter D. Vroom, Oct. 26, 1858, discusses local politics including Richard Oglesby and Stephen A. Douglas; James Buchanan and patronage; and Emperor Alexander of Russia and his "benevolent design" and acquiring a picture of Nicholas in his sleigh. Three page letter to Vroom, Dec. 16, 1865, discusses President Johnson and Governor Oglesby.
Dates: Created: 1858 - 1865
Scope and Contents Fifteen legal documents written and signed by Palmer. One 1858 letter to Sam Willard discussing "Douglas" and politics. One Special Order, Sept. 3, 1862 given by Palmer. Fourteen telegrams, Oct.-Nov. 1872 re: politics from Gustave Koerner, George W. Shutt, Ozias Hatch and others. Ten appointments signed by Palmer while serving as governor. 1874 construction deed between Palmer, Morris Ketchum and William Ackerman as trustees of the Illinois Central Railroad and Ira Engart of Coles County. An...
Dates: 1840 - 1900
Collection — Box: 64
Scope and Contents Letter, admonishing his son Thomas to pay attention to studies and learn a trade. Also mentions Stephen Douglas. Sister wrote part of the letter, catching her brother up on news of family and friends.
Dates: Created: January 1, 1854
- Names: Douglas, Stephen A. (Stephen Arnold), 1813-1861 X
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