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Abstract Family from Springfield, Illinois, consisting of lawyers and farmers. James Adams (1783-1843) was Springfield's first attorney. His son, Lucian B. (1816-1882) was also an attorney and a justice of the peace. Lucian married Margery A. Reed (1824-1890) and had four children: Harriet L., Enola A., Eldora J., and James L. (1848-1931). James L. was a fruit farmer and truck gardener. He had two children from his first wife, Florence Roe; and two children from his second wife, Laura Snyder...
Abstract David Davis (1815-1886) a lawyer, politician, distinguished jurist and businessman was born in Maryland, educated at Kenyon College in Ohio, and studied law at Yale University. In 1844, Davis won election as a Whig to the Illinois Legislature, and four years later was elected Judge of Illinois Eighth Judicial Circuit, where he served on the bench during Lincoln's remaining years as an attorney on the circuit. The two became close friends, and Davis worked diligently as Lincoln's campaign...
Scope and Contents Collection consists of the diary of David Judson Chaffee for the year 1861. A student at Western Homeopathic College (Cleveland, OH) Chaffee noted his coursework, lectures, social occasions, and Abraham Lincoln’s speech in Cleveland (February 15, 1861). He later returned home to Palermo, NY, and the entries reflect social life in that community. Inserted printed material include a listing of college faculty and a newspaper report on Lincoln at Columbus, OH. Other loose items include two...
- Names: Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 X
- American Civil War, 1861-1865 1
- Education and schooling 1
- Estate planning and administration 1
- Family papers 1
- Farming 1
- Fruit farmer 1
- Homeopathy 1
- Illinois 8th Judicial Circuit 1
- Justice of the peace 1
- Law Practice 1
- New York (State). Militia 1
- Puzzles 1
- Springfield (Ill.)--Social life and customs--19th century 1
- Springfield (Ill.)--Social life and customs--20th century 1
- Truck gardening 1
- United States Senate 1
- United States Supreme Court 1 ∧ less