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Joseph Benjamin Oakleaf letters

 Collection — Box: 63
Identifier: MS-SC1114
Scope and Contents Seven letters to Frank E. Stevens regarding Lincoln and the Black Hawk War. Discussing the route that Lincoln's company traveled and asking Stevenson's help in clarifying. Several references to Governor Emmerson and George Dixon, president of the Illinois Historical Society, and his mishandling of the "Commission". One letter from Charles G. Davis with notes on changes for Oakleaf's manuscript. Two letters to Stevens from Joseph L. Oakleaf after his father's death re: the manuscript.
Dates: Created: May 10 - July 17, 1930

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  • Subject: Black Hawk War, 1832 X
  • Names: Emmerson, Louis L. (Louis Lincoln), 1863-1941 X