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George F. Smith letters

 Collection — Box: 81
Identifier: MS-SC1418
Scope and Contents Letter to his sister, Lottie, from Indianapolis writes of his trip to Niagara Falls and Lacrosse, Wisconsin and describes the falls and the Wisconsin country side. He has heard several "Republican speeches" from Wm. Seward, B.F. Wade and Owen Lovejoy. In Springfield, Ill. met his "brother-in-law Senator Trumbull" and met with "Mr. Lincoln twice" and gives his impression of him. Was given an autographed picture and letter by Lincoln. News clipping, 1882, re: George F. Smith. Letter from Agnes L....
Dates: Created: November 11, 1860 and 1882

Horace White Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-BC686
Abstract Journalist, editor and author. Reporter, correspondent and editor-in-chief, Chicago Tribune (1857-1874); editor, New York Evening Post and Nation (1881-1899); editor-in-chief New York EveningPost (1899-1903). Author of Money and Banking Illustrated by American History (1896) and TheLife of Lyman Trumbull (1913).Correspondence, speeches, clippings, drafts and carbon copies of letters. Includes correspondenceconcerning research on Abraham Lincoln and Lyman Trumbull, including letters from William...
Dates: Created: 1855-1944; Other: Majority of material found in 1855-1917; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1950

John C. Bagby correspondence

 Collection — Box: 3
Identifier: MS-SC61
Scope and Contents John C. Bagby (1819-1896) was born in Kentucky and studied law before beginning a practice in 1846 in Rushville, Illinois. He supported the Republican Party but in 1872 changed his support to the Democratic Party. He served in the U.S. House of Representatives 1875-1877; Schuyler County, Illinois, judge 1882-1885; and 6th Judicial Circuit Court of Illinois judge,1885-1891.Consists of personal, business and political correspondence concerning the California gold rush; political...
Dates: Created: 1849-1886

Jonathan Young Scammon letter

 Collection — Box: 78
Identifier: MS-SC1345
Scope and Contents Letter to Mrs. Julia Trumbull congratulating her husband's speech on the rights of freemen and giving his opinion of President Johnson.
Dates: Created: March 8, 1866

Levi North letter

 Collection — Box: 63
Identifier: MS-SC1111
Scope and Contents Signed letter to Lyman Trumbull referring to Mr. Lovejoy's proposal to procure a territorial judgeship for him, but due to Lovejoy's death, he is requesting Trumbull's assistance in this. Refers to Lincoln's trip around the Great Lakes in Oct. 1848 on the steamer Globe and his own debate with Lincoln in which "he defended old Zach and I defended the Free Soil platform." Note by Trumbull on back of letter.
Dates: Created: April 16, 1864

Lyman Trumbull Family Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-BC640
Abstract Lawyer from Belleville, Illinois; United States Senator (1855-1873); State Supreme Court Justice (1848-1853); State Representative, St. Clair County (1840-1842), Illinois Secretary of State (1841-1843); unsuccessful candidate for Governor (1880).
Dates: Created: 1821-1917; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1963