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Collection — Box: 59
Scope and Contents Letter from Mead to Morrill telling him of the acceptance of his design and asking the possibility of the state donating a cannon for use in the monument. Noting the large amounts of granite and metal to be used, he states the cannon would help with the metal and that a lot of the granite would come from eastern states. Addressed envelope included.
Dates: Created: 1868
Collection — Box: 60
Scope and Contents Six letters from soldiers during the war discuss the war, battles at Pittsburgh Landing, Perryville and Chappel Hill, Lincoln and Illinois politics. An agreement between Herman Lieb and the men loaning him money to buy a printing press to start a German language Republican newspaper, signed by those loaning and the amount. Letter from G.F. Wright regarding an advance on payment for the Lincoln portrait he is painting. A number of papers regarding the National Lincoln Monument.
Dates: Created: 1861 - 1867
Collection — Box: 1
Scope and Contents In a letter to Samuel Willard, Othman A. Abbott details his regiment's intent to contribute to Lincoln monument fund and that Abbott is expecting to be sent to East Port, MS after being wounded.
Dates: Created: 1865
- Subject: Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865--Monuments X