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Amos Millice letter

 Collection — Box: 60
Identifier: MS-SC1051
Scope and Contents Letter to George R. Millice describing the funeral procession for Abraham Lincoln that passed through Philadelphia that day.
Dates: Created: April 22, 1865

Atwood Family letters

 Collection — Box: 3
Identifier: MS-SC48
Scope and Contents Siblings Elbridge (b. 1835), Bradley V. (1838-1863), and Alice M. Atwood (b. 1841) were born in New York. In 1860 Elbridge lived in Springfield, Illinois, where he worked as a laborer. In 1861 Bradley lived in Athens, Illinois, where he volunteered to serve in the 10th Illinois Cavalry, Company A, during the American Civil War. In 1860 Alice lived in Jackson, Michigan. Consists of letters written by Elbridge and Bradley Atwood to their sibling Alice Atwood, describing Springfield,...
Dates: Created: 1860-1865

John Armstrong letter

 Collection — Box: 2
Identifier: MS-SC40
Scope and Contents Consists of a letter by John Armstrong of Springfield, Illinois written to William Marsh, U.S. Consulate, Altona (Prussia), May 7, 1865. He informs Marsh of the death of Abraham Lincoln, gives details of funeral preparation in Springfield, and discusses business affairs and construction in the city.
Dates: Created: 1865

Lewis H. Stanton letter

 Collection — Box: 85
Identifier: MS-SC1473
Scope and Contents Copy of letter to John G. Nicolay with copy of photograph of Lincoln in casket at New York City. States he found the photo in his father's things and is sending it to Nicolay.
Dates: Created: January 17, 1887

Lyman B. Todd letter

 Collection — Box: 91
Identifier: MS-SC1548
Scope and Contents Letter from Lexington, Kentucky to "My Dear Doctor". Returned with the Kentucky delegation from Springfield where attended Lincoln's funeral. Mentions kindness shown the delegation by Governor Oglesby. Sends a lock of Lincoln's hair. Requests notice from Springfield Journal be inserted in Press re: Kentucky resolutions.
Dates: Created: May 11, 1865

Oliver P. Morton letter

 Collection — Box: 62
Identifier: MS-SC1081
Scope and Contents Letter to Reverend Hiram Sears of Mount Carmel, Illinois complimenting him on the Abraham Lincoln funeral sermon that was published in the Mt. Carmel Register.
Dates: Created: May 15, 1865

Sangamon County, Illinois Bar Association resolutions

 Collection — Box: 76
Identifier: MS-SC1329
Scope and Contents Resolution, April 25, 1865 presented by Stephen T. Logan in memorial to the slain president and friend to many of that bar and in order to show their respect and sincere sympathy they adjourn and attend the funeral. Written and signed by Charles H. Lanphier, clerk. Resolution, Nov. 30, 1885, presented by Judge William L. Gross on the death of Major John T. Stuart, that the court adjourn and they proceed as a body to the home of "their deceased brother" to attend the funeral.
Dates: Created: 1865, 1885

Sarah F. (Prescott) Sleeper letters

 Collection — Box: 80
Identifier: MS-SC1405
Scope and Contents Letters to her family, the James Prescotts of Deerfield Center, New Hampshire. The first is sent from Livingston Falls, Maine and makes references to the war and the draft and advises that she would "skedadle to Canada". The next three letters are from Illinois and discuss family and friends and the differences between the farms, the climate, the roads, cost of living and the illnesses in Illinois and New England. Describes Lincoln's funeral as "wicked to spend so much money in such a way."...
Dates: Created: 1863 - 1865

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

W. Marshall Swayne letter

 Collection — Box: 88
Identifier: MS-SC1514
Scope and Contents Letter to "Hon. S. Foot, Chairman of the Committee on the Death of the Late President" asking for their support in producing a marble statue of Lincoln
Dates: Created: December 18, 1865