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Lincoln-Douglas Debates, Ill., 1858

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
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Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Gaius Paddock diary

 Collection — Box 64
Identifier: MS-SC1131
Scope and Contents Diary kept at the age of 84 gives a daily account of his activities, people he interacts with and the weather. Also writes about the past and mentions articles or books he has written. Several speeches and reminiscences he wrote re: a Lincoln-Douglas debate, a trip from eastern Illinois and cheese making.
Dates: Created: February 9 - December 31, 1920

Polo Historical Society reminiscences

 Collection — Box 67
Identifier: MS-SC1192
Scope and Contents Letters and copies of speeches from those responding, include a letter from B.F. Shaw, newspaper editor and friend of Lincoln, Henry Rush Boss a writer, Cyrus Barnes who was a soldier in a regiment that held the post of honor in Lincoln's second inaugural parade and remembered the response in the barracks the night of Lincoln's assassination and others. A newspaper article remembering Lincoln by B.F. Shaw.
Dates: Created: 1907