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John Sherman letters

 Collection — Box: 79
Identifier: MS-SC1380
Scope and Contents Letter, March 7, 1861, to Abraham Lincoln requesting an appointment for A.W. Hendry as territorial judge. Letter, April 7, 1887, to Lt. Gov. J.C. Smith and Hon. W.F. Calhoun re: an invitation to speak at Springfield, Illinois before the general assembly, which he compares as similar to a journey to Mecca. Praises the Illinois Republicans for their support of the party and the country.
Dates: Created: 1861, 1887

Laura Morrison letter

 Collection — Box: 62
Identifier: MS-SC1078
Scope and Contents Letter tells that school house will be completed in Herndon, Ill. in October and she wishes her cousin would "come west" and teach at the school. Also describes Republican "mass meeting" she and her father attended in Springfield, Illinois with "ten thousand" attending.
Dates: Created: August 8. 1860

Patrick G. Rennick letters

 Collection — Box: 70
Identifier: MS-SC1260
Scope and Contents Letters from prominent Republicans, including Shelby Cullom, Charles Dawes, Charles Rannel, Richard Yates and others. Discuss Republican politics and Rennick's appointment to the Internal Revenue.
Dates: Created: 1898 - 1908

Paul Selby letters

 Collection — Box: 78
Identifier: MS-SC1361
Scope and Contents Upon request from Simeon Whiteley he writes his recollections, 8 pages, of the Editorial Convention held in Decatur, Illinois and comprised of about 18 editors in the state who were opposed to the Kansas-Nebraska Bill. Gives list of those who attended and the topics they discussed including the formation of the Republican Party and their support for Mr. Lincoln as U.S. Senator. Letter, March 25, 1886, reassures that the convention was in 1856 and that he will cooperate with the plan for a...
Dates: Created: March 12 and 15, 1886