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Abstract Lincoln author, farmer, investor and banker, Henry Bascom Rankin, was the son of Amberry and Arminda Rogers Rankin. He studied law in the office of Abraham Lincoln and William Herndon, Springfield, Illinois, from 1856 to 1861, and came to know Abraham Lincoln. Born in Athens, Illinois, Rankin lived in Petersburg, Jacksonville, and Springfield, Illinois. He married Alma Hurd in 1864, and they were the parents of Fred H., Albert H. and Emma (Mrs. Clayton J. Barber) Rankin. Henry Rankin wrote...
Dates: Created: ca. 1889-1927
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
Scope and Contents Papers of Leonard Swett (1825 â 1889) consists of unpublished letters, published letters in journals, correspondence including incoming, personal papers, speeches and essays prepared by Swett, resolutions, and scrapbooks relating to Leonardâs relationship with his mother and sister in MaineÂ (1847-1886); experience in the Mexican War; legal practice in Illinois (1849 â 1858); the experiences in the Eighth Judicial Circuit; Republican National Convention (1888); the death of Swett (1889);...
Dates: Created: 1847-1890; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1942