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Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Ceredo, West Virginia notice

 Collection — Box 95
Identifier: MS-SC1627
Scope and Contents Notice warning specific citizens who voted for Abraham Lincoln for president in 1860 or who favored abolition to leave town by February 1, 1861. Ceredo was part of Virginia at this time. Citizens named include W. B. Wilson, Enos Mowrey, Arthur F. Morse, William McFarland, and Ottswell Worrall and son.
Dates: Created: January 1861

Charles G. Wintersmith letter

 Collection — Box 99
Identifier: MS-SC1679
Scope and Contents Letter, February 23, 1863, praising Seymour and declaring anti-war and anti-Lincoln sentiments. Proposes a conference of men from all of the Union states, headed by Seymour, to settle the war's disputes without allowing abolition of slavery or secession.
Dates: Created: February 23, 1863

Erastus Wright papers

 Collection — Box 100
Identifier: MS-SC1693
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the votes for Liberty Party in Illinois, 1840-44, and other anti-slavery papers, including a prospectus for Benjamin Lundy's "Genius of Universal Emancipation" and a letter from Zebina Eastman. Also includes a small collection of newspaper clippings concerning slavery and politics, especially the election of 1872, and a school commissioner bond.
Dates: Created: 1836-45; 1866-1872

George Flower Papers

Identifier: MS-BC222
Scope and Contents The George Flower Papers, including correspondence, journal, essays, genealogical materials, printed materials, and clippings, George and Richard Flower wrote numerous letters to Robert Barnard, a friend and business associate in Washington, D.C. Topics covered in the collection include life at Albion, the Mount Carmel and New Albany Railroad Company land values, agricultural methods and markets, and activities at New Harmony, Indiana. The Edwards County Centennial (1918) and Sesquicentennial...
Dates: Created: 1787-1964; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1967

Ichabod Codding Papers

Identifier: BC124
Abstract Collection consists of letters, sermons, speeches, news clippings and published material that document the public career and family life of Ichabod Codding.
Dates: Created: 1807-1937; Other: Majority of material found in 1836-1883; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1988

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

Notebook of Clippings on Slavery

 Collection — Box 80
Identifier: MS-SC1401
Scope and Contents Small notebook containing clippings concerning the power of Congress to legislate on slavery.
Dates: Created: 1850

Parker Pillsbury letter

 Collection — Box 67
Identifier: MS-SC1178
Scope and Contents Letter to Mr. Robinson, re: the Society's inability to hire more agents due to "supplying the sinews of such a war as this" for which he "would not have voted the appropriations" and is sure "Hovey" would not have approved. Encourages him to continue to "proclaim the gospel" and raise money at his meetings.
Dates: Created: August 27, 1864