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Joshua F. Speed, "Incidents in the Early Life of Abraham Lincoln"

 Collection — Box: 82
Identifier: MS-SC1444A
Scope and Contents A fond remembrance of his first meeting with Abraham Lincoln, the first time Lincoln spoke in public and Lincoln's attempt to return baby birds to their nest after a storm. His thoughts on Lincoln's character.
Dates: Created: Undated

Joshua F. Speed letter

 Collection — Box: 82
Identifier: MS-SC1443B
Scope and Contents Letter to his sister Eliza, who has been "melancholy". Gives his philosophy of life and then states that he too has been melancholy and describes an unrequited love. Plans to visit them in Farmington, Ky. the next month.
Dates: Created: 1841

Joshua F. Speed papers

 Collection — Box: 82
Identifier: MS-SC1443C
Scope and Contents Receipts for payment while acting as executor for the deceased, J.B. Jewell of Louisville, Ky. Answer to a complaint regarding the will of James D. Breckenridge, for whom Speed acted as executor, from Lucy Breckenridge, the wife of the deceased. Involved an agreement between Daniel Dous and Breckenridge re: property and slaves. Speed supported Dous' claim. Copy of agreement between Dous and Breckenridge. Receipt, 1841, for payment by James Adams for money owed to John Todd, received by Speed...
Dates: Created: 1841 - 1853

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