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Lincoln Broadsides

 Collection
Identifier: AV-01-16-LB
Overview A collection of nearly 2000 individual broadsides/posters relating to to the life and legacy of Abraham Lincoln.
Dates: 1810 - 2018

Polo Historical Society reminiscences

 Collection — Box: 67
Identifier: MS-SC1192
Scope and Contents Letters and copies of speeches from those responding, include a letter from B.F. Shaw, newspaper editor and friend of Lincoln, Henry Rush Boss a writer, Cyrus Barnes who was a soldier in a regiment that held the post of honor in Lincoln's second inaugural parade and remembered the response in the barracks the night of Lincoln's assassination and others. A newspaper article remembering Lincoln by B.F. Shaw.
Dates: Created: 1907

Reverend Samuel J. Niccolls sermon

 Collection — Box: 63
Identifier: MS-SC1106
Scope and Contents Handwritten manuscript of sermon given April 23, 1865 on the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln.
Dates: Created: April 23, 1865

Samuel A.Mudd papers

 Collection — Box: 62
Identifier: MS-SC1085
Scope and Contents Letter, Sept. 1865 to Major George E. Wentworth expressing regret for attempted escape. Two letters to his wife, Frank, discuss family affairs, work in the prison, his longing for home, President Johnson and efforts to be pardoned. One letter from Jere Dyer to his sister Frank, Mudd's wife, discuss his efforts to help the doctor and family affairs. Dr. Mudd's pardon, signed by President Andrew Johnson. Letter, Sept. 1906, from Mudd's daughter Nettie to Alton B. Parker regarding her "prospectus"...
Dates: Created: 1865 - 1906

T. Moore letter

 Collection — Box: 61
Identifier: MS-SC1068
Scope and Contents Minister in Richmond, Virginia writing to Rev. Phineas D. Gurley expressing the sorrow and the consternation in the south at the assassination of Abraham Lincoln.
Dates: Created: April 17, 1865