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The advance guard

Mr. Train's great speech in England, on the American question. [1861?].

[Civil War envelope showing two soldiers in combat with message "Right nerves the arm of loyalty"]

Departure of volunteers from Duqubue, Iowa, April 22, 1861 / Hy. The Eighth Massachusetts Regiment in the rotunda of the Capitol, Washington.

Afternoon dancing school Joseph B. Brown. respectfully gives notice to the citizens of Boston and vicinity, that his afternoon winter term for young ladies, misses, and masters will commence on Wednesday, December 11th at 3 o'clock ... [Boston 1

Earthwork fort at Alexandria protecting the left of the line of the grand army, showing its commanding position

[Page from Harper's Weekly, June 29, 1861, including four prints and text]

Steam Sloop Pensacola brought to Washington under canvas from Pensacola, some time 1861

Abraham Lincoln, Thursday, July 18, 1861 (Memorandum on Treasury Patronage)

[Union case for daguerreotype, ambrotype, or tintype showing male and female figures with tools on a farm landscape]

Constitutional Union ticket ... For Mayor Joseph M. Wightman. For aldermen ... Ward eleven .... [Boston] Engraved and printed by J. E. Farwell & Co. 32 Congress Street [1861].

Frank Leslie's pictorial history of the war. A magnificent record of the rebellion. Price 25 cts. For sale here. N. Y., French & Wheat, steam printers [1861].

[Civil War envelope showing star design and handshake with message "Union forever. Separation never"]

Sumter, 61

Ward No. 11. Notification. The inhabitants of Ward No. 11, in the City of Boston, qualified as the law directs, are hereby notified to assemble at their ward room, Washington St. near Dover St. on Monday, the ninth day of December next ... then

Lloyd's American railroad map, showing the whole seat of the war.

Abraham Lincoln, Thursday, July 11, 1861 (Memorandum on appointment of James Armsby)

[River landscape with boats]

[Civil War envelope showing Liberty holding a flag]

Why don't you take it? [Copy 3.]

Abraham Lincoln, 1861-65 (Docket Only)

Blue ridge nr. Charlotteburg

To the patriotic women of Philadelphia. A meeting of the ladies of the City of Philadelphia will be held this day, at 4 o'clock, P. M., at the School Room, in Tenth Street ... to devise means to give aid and comfort to our noble soldiers ... [Si

[Civil War envelope showing portrait of Lieutenant General Winfield Scott in front of eagle and American flag banner with message "The right man in the right place!"]

Slavery and truth. The institution of slavery presents itself to sane minds in these two aspects. Religious and political. The former more particularly concerns the church - the latter the state ... [1861?].

Abraham Lincoln to Cabinet, 1861-65 (Cabinet meeting)

The war began in earnest. A midnight march. Movement upon Alexandria and the Virginia Heights. Brutal assassination of Col. Ellsworth in Alexandria. A swift and terrible retribution.

President Lincoln's farewell address to his old neighbors.

Ward No. 6. Notification. The inhabitants of Ward No. 6 in the City of Boston, qualified as the law directs, are hereby notified to assemble at their Ward Room West Centre Street on Tuesday, the fifth day of November next ... to give their ballo

[Letter from Cornelius V. Moore to Henry Moore]

Orville H. Browning to Abraham Lincoln, July 1861 (Forney)

President Lincoln in 1861. Significant extract from his inaugural address.

Allan A. Burton to Irvine Moody, Friday, July 19, 1861 (Returns papers)

Herald Despatch Premium Map of Logan County.

Resolutions adopted by the citizens of Fairfax County, Va., in public meeting assembled at Fairfax, C. H., on Saturday, April 27, 1861.

[Civil War envelope showing flag design with message "The Union and the Constitution"]

Office of the Sanitary commission, Treasury building. Washington, September 16, 1861. Messrs, J. S. Newberry M. D., J. H. Douglass, M. D., and J. Foster Jenkins M. D., are from this date appointed associate secretaryes of the Sanitary commission

War times! and war prices! at Quincy Hall, over Quincy market ... Our immense stock of clothing we offer this morning at retail, without profit! Bennett, Griffin & Co. Boston, J. H. & F. F. Farwell, printers. [1861].

The star spangled banner! of 1861. Published by Stevens & Co., ... Phila

Lloyd's American railroad map, showing the whole seat of the war.

Indian Head, Md.

Map of Knox County, Illinois.

[Civil War envelope showing eagle holding olive branch atop shield, with message "Liberty and union"]

Sectional map of the state of Illinois : especially exhibiting the exact boundaries of counties as established by law and the general topography of the state as towns, streams, lakes, ponds, bluffs, rail-roads, state-& common-roads & tc. also the main coal field, mineral districts, outcrops of coalbanks, mines & tc. /

Journal Extra, [newspaper]. Latest from Washington, Inauguration of Mr. Lincoln. His inaugural address. Incidents, &c.

Parson Brownlow … Knoxville, April 22, 1861. Gen. Gideon J. Pillow, I have just received your message …Published by Jas. Gates, Cincinnati.

Texan rangers. Published by M. Morgan, Galveston, Texas, Confederate States, 1861

The Corrector, Sag Harbor, New York. V. 39, no. 40.

Work, McCouch & Co. to Abraham Lincoln, Wednesday, January 30, 1861 (Recommends Cameron)

Cincinnati Ohio Industrialists, Monday, January 28, 1861 (Resolutions inviting Lincoln to visit)

Philip P. Wilcox to Abraham Lincoln, Tuesday, January 15, 1861 (Recommends Cassius Clay for cabinet)

Horatio Hubbell to Abraham Lincoln, Thursday, January 31, 1861 (Opposes Cameron)

Thomas Corwin to Abraham Lincoln, Monday, January 21, 1861 (Recommends Robert Schenk for cabinet)

Lafayette Indiana Journal, December 1861 (Clipping)

William R. DeWitt to Abraham Lincoln, Saturday, January 19, 1861 (Recommends Cameron)

Richard C. Parsons to Abraham Lincoln, Friday, January 25, 1861 (Recommendation)

Unknown. to Abraham Lincoln, January 1861 (Recommends William Pennington for cabinet)

Louisville Kentucky Journal, Saturday, January 19, 1861 (Clipping)

Cyrus M. Allen to Abraham Lincoln, Friday, January 11, 1861 (Opposes Caleb Smith)

Robert Arthurs to Abraham Lincoln, Tuesday, January 22, 1861 (Sends clipping)

J. B. Julian to Abraham Lincoln, Tuesday, January 01, 1861 (Recommendation for Caleb Smith)

Isaac A. Hedges to Abraham Lincoln, Thursday, November 14, 1861 (Sends syrup)

Alexander Cummings to Thurlow Weed, Monday, January 14, 1861 (Telegram)

Unknown to Abraham Lincoln, Tuesday, January 01, 1861 (Fragment)

Edwin D. Morgan to Abraham Lincoln, Saturday, January 19, 1861 (Recommends Welles for cabinet)

Smith to Abraham Lincoln, Monday, January 07, 1861 (Envelope)

Jonathan Creaves to Abraham Lincoln, Sunday, January 06, 1861 (Recommendation)

David E. Stout, et al. to Abraham Lincoln, Friday, January 11, 1861 (Petition supporting Cameron)

New Market New Jersey Citizens to Abraham Lincoln, Wednesday, January 09, 1861 (Petition opposing Cameron and recommending William Dayton for cabinet)

Robert McKnight and Edward J. Morris to Abraham Lincoln, Sunday, January 20, 1861 (Recommend Thaddeus Stevens for cabinet)

B. Rush Petrikin to Abraham Lincoln, Wednesday, January 02, 1861 (Cameron)

William N. Grier to Lorenzo Thomas, Tuesday, November 05, 1861 (Telegram regarding military affairs)

Abraham Lincoln, Tuesday, December 17, 1861 (Autograph Only)

Hawkins Taylor to Abraham Lincoln, Sunday, January 13, 1861 (Forwards letter)

Nebraska Territory Legislature, Wednesday, December 11, 1861 (Legislative act)

George Watson to Abraham Lincoln, Tuesday, January 08, 1861 (Recommendation)

Leonard Swett to Abraham Lincoln, Sunday, January 06, 1861 (Clarifying point in previous letter)

Charles P. Kingsbury, Saturday, November 30, 1861 (Certification)

House of Representatives Republicans to Abraham Lincoln, Saturday, January 19, 1861 (Petition protesting appointment of Cameron)

Our whole country; or, The past and present of the United States, historical and descriptive. In two volumes, containing the general and local histories and descriptions of each of the states, territories, cities, and towns of the Union; also biographical sketches of distinguished persons ... Illustrated by six hundred engravings ... almost wholly from drawings taken on the spot by the authors, the entire work being on their part the result of over 16,000 miles of travel and four years of labor.

Montgomery Blair to Abraham Lincoln, Thursday, March 07, 1861 (Recommendation)

Abraham Lincoln to Simon Cameron, Monday, May 13, 1861 (Appointment for Carl Schurz)

Terre Haute Indiana Citizens to Abraham Lincoln, March 1861 (Recommendation)

Carl Schurz to Abraham Lincoln, Monday, March 25, 1861 (Ready to meet with Lincoln)

Albert G. Riddle to Abraham Lincoln, Sunday, March 31, 1861 (Recommendation)

Solomon Foot to Mary Todd Lincoln, Sunday, March 03, 1861 (Arrangements for Inauguration)

Alfonzo Liguovini to Abraham Lincoln, Friday, March 01, 1861 (Support)

D. K. Carlton to Abraham Lincoln, March 1861 (Recommendation)

Richard C. Parsons to Salmon P. Chase, Thursday, March 21, 1861 (Telegram seeking appointment)

S. F. Von Bonnhorst to Simon Cameron, Wednesday, May 01, 1861 (Rumor of Confederate attack upon Washington)

Robert Anderson to Abraham Lincoln, Saturday, October 05, 1861 (Telegram regarding military affairs)

Simeon S. Jocelyn to Abraham Lincoln, Monday, October 21, 1861 (Sends petition)

Richard Yates to Abraham Lincoln, Tuesday, September 03, 1861 (Introduction)

Samuel A. Hopkins to Abraham Lincoln, Monday, September 30, 1861 (Telegram requesting appointment)

William T. Sherman to Abraham Lincoln, Monday, October 14, 1861 (Telegram regarding military affairs)

Richard Yates, et al. to Abraham Lincoln, Saturday, September 07, 1861 (Telegram recommending appointment)

Ward H. Lamon to Abraham Lincoln, Thursday, September 26, 1861 (Telegram recommending appointment)

T. Lyle Dickey to Abraham Lincoln, Saturday, September 21, 1861 (Telegram regarding appointment)

Andrew Porter to Army of Potomac Headquarters, Monday, September 16, 1861 (Authority of provost marshal in Washington)

Ephraim D. Ellsworth to John Hay, Monday, November 25, 1861 (Seeks office)