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Bill of Exceptions in Unknown v. Unknown, [Law papers].

Bill of Exceptions in Unknown v. Unknown, [Law papers].

Summary: An unknown plaintiff sued an unknown defendant, who retained Lincoln. The court ruled for the plaintiff. The defendant apparently planned to appeal the case because Lincoln wrote a bill of exceptions f... more

Agreement in Musick for use of Johnson v. Baughn & Jackson, [Law papers].

Agreement in Musick for use of Johnson v. Baughn & Jackson, [Law paper...

Portion of document appears to be in Lincoln's hand. Summary: Baughn sued Johnson to recover a horse, valued at $90, and filed with Sheriff Musick a $180 replevin bond, which would be void if Baughn won the cas... more

Abraham Lincoln / lith. & published by Edw. Mendel.

Abraham Lincoln / lith. & published by Edw. Mendel.

Head-and-shoulders portrait, facing right.

Campaign song.

Campaign song.

Handwritten note across top of songsheet: First sung in the loft over Geirson & Walihaus in warehouse, by eh author, in may 1860. Handwritten note under composer credit: afterward Major General in U. S. Army.

Exhibition of the Philomathean Society of Danville, Ill. On Thursday evening, May 8th, 1851. Animus Imperatro Corpus.

Exhibition of the Philomathean Society of Danville, Ill. On Thursday e...

Handwritten on verso: Ira Mayfield, J. B. Lemon, Daniel Clap, Dr. Balch.

Lincoln's invitation to Peoria. [Facsimile.]

Lincoln's invitation to Peoria. [Facsimile.]

Facsimile of letter sent by Peorians in 1854 asking Lincoln to come here to reply to Douglas's speech.

[Abraham Lincoln, immediately prior to Senate nomination, Chicago, Illinois]

[Abraham Lincoln, immediately prior to Senate nomination, Chicago, Ill...

Abraham Lincoln, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing right. According to Ostendorf, this portrait by Hessler was copied during Lincoln's campaign and further distributed. Ostendorf, no. 2 (variation) Meserve, n... more

[Abraham Lincoln while a traveling lawyer, taken in Danville, Illinois

[Abraham Lincoln while a traveling lawyer, taken in Danville, Illinois

Illus. in: The Photographs of Abraham Lincoln / Frederick Hill Meserve. New York, Privately printed, 1911, p. 43. Original photograph: The original ambrotype is at the Illinois State Historical Library. Ostendo... more

[Abraham Lincoln: Immediately prior to Senate nomination, Chicago, Illinois]

[Abraham Lincoln: Immediately prior to Senate nomination, Chicago, Ill...

Abraham Lincoln, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing right. Ostendorf, no. 2 Meserve, no. 6 Published in: Lincoln's photographs: a complete album / by Lloyd Ostendorf. Dayton, OH: Rockywood Press, 1998, p. 6-7.

[Abraham Lincoln, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing left. Reversed and retouched copy of photo by Alexander Hessler]

[Abraham Lincoln, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing left. Reversed a...

"On February 28, 1857, Alexander Hesler took the famous photograph of Lincoln in Chicago. About seven months earlier, so the story went, Lincoln had posed for William H. Masters of Princeton, Illinois. No photo... more

[Abraham Lincoln, half-length portrait, facing left]

[Abraham Lincoln, half-length portrait, facing left]

Photo shows Abraham Lincoln in an image that was widely reproduced on presidential campaign ribbins in 1860. Lincoln reportedly liked the photograph and often signed prints for admirers. (Source: Ostendorf, p. ... more

[Abraham Lincoln, bust-length portrait, facing right]

[Abraham Lincoln, bust-length portrait, facing right]

Ostendorf, no. 12 Meserve, no. 4 Original photograph: The original tintype is at the National Lincoln Museum (Old Ford's Theatre), according to Ostendorf. Published in: Lincoln's photographs: a complete album /... more

[Abraham Lincoln, half-length portrait, facing right]

[Abraham Lincoln, half-length portrait, facing right]

Photo shows Abraham Lincoln in an image that was widely reproduced on presidential campaign ribbons in 1860. Lincoln reportedly liked the photograph and often signed prints for admirers. (Source: Ostendorf, p. ... more

[Abraham Lincoln, half-length portrait, facing right]

[Abraham Lincoln, half-length portrait, facing right]

Photo shows Abraham Lincoln in an image that was widely reproduced on presidential campaign ribbins in 1860. Lincoln reportedly liked the photograph and often signed prints for admirers. (Source: Ostendorf, p. 29)

Letter to Henry Clay Whitney, Esq. from Abraham Lincoln, November 30, 1858.

Letter to Henry Clay Whitney, Esq. from Abraham Lincoln, November 30, ...

Requests copies of the Lincoln-Douglas debates as they were reported in the Tribune.

[Abraham Lincoln, half-length portrait, facing right]

[Abraham Lincoln, half-length portrait, facing right]

Photo shows Abraham Lincoln in an image that was widely reproduced on presidential campaign ribbons in 1860. Lincoln reportedly liked the photograph and often signed prints for admirers. (Source: Ostendorf, p. ... more

Warrant of Attorney in Blong v. W. C. Taylor & Co., [Law papers].

Warrant of Attorney in Blong v. W. C. Taylor & Co., [Law papers].

Summary: W. C. Taylor and Company gave Blong an $8,428.72 promissory note but failed to pay. W. C. Taylor and Co. signed a warrant of attorney that authorized Lincoln or any other attorney to confess judgment a... more

Abraham Lincoln / Fabronius ; lith. & published by Edw. Mendel.

Abraham Lincoln / Fabronius ; lith. & published by Edw. Mendel.

An early campaign portrait of Republican presidential candidate Abraham Lincoln. The bust portrait is based on Samuel M. Fassett's October 1859 photograph of the Illinois Republican. Below it is a small allegor... more

[Abraham Lincoln: President-elect]

[Abraham Lincoln: President-elect]

Abraham Lincoln, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing left. Ostendorf, no. 40 Meserve, no. 33 Published in: Lincoln's photographs: a complete album / by Lloyd Ostendorf. Dayton, OH: Rockywood Press, 1998, p. 67.

Hon. Abraham Lincoln,

Hon. Abraham Lincoln,

Print showing Abraham Lincoln, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing right.

Political chart. Presidential campaign, 1860

Political chart. Presidential campaign, 1860

Campaign broadside presenting portraits and platforms of all candidates as well as portraits of the 15 previous Presidents.

[A. Lincoln]

[A. Lincoln]

Silhouette drawing is full-length side-view of United States president Abraham Lincoln facing left.

The political quadrille. Music by Dred Scott

The political quadrille. Music by Dred Scott

A general parody on the 1860 presidential contest, highlighting the impact of the Dred Scott decision on the race. That controversial decision, handed down in 1857 by Chief Justice Roger B. Taney, ruled that ne... more

The "Lincoln column," first monolith raised, Nov. 1860, Presidential election, being S. column of connecting corridor

The "Lincoln column," first monolith raised, Nov. 1860, Presidential e...

Photo shows construction at U.S. Capitol, including African American workmen with a column named in the photograph to recognize Abraham Lincoln's election as president on Nov. 6, 1860. Title from item. In album... more

[Rocca portrait of Lincoln]

[Rocca portrait of Lincoln]

Lincoln's facsimile signature at bottom of portrait.

Hon. Abraham Lincoln, born in Kentucky, February 12, 1809 / photographed by Brady.

Hon. Abraham Lincoln, born in Kentucky, February 12, 1809 / photograph...

Abraham Lincoln, half-length portrait, standing, facing slightly left. Wood engraving after photograph by Brady. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, v. 4, (1860 Nov. 10), p. 705.

Ager vs. information Young America politics.

Ager vs. information Young America politics.

Illustrations showing (1) a stranger interviews an Illinois native about Abraham Lincoln and the native goes into an "ager shake" (malarial chills); and (2) children discuss whom their fathers will vote for in ... more

[Lassalle portrait of Lincoln]

[Lassalle portrait of Lincoln]

Facsimile of Lincoln's signature at bottom of portrait. Signed on stone: Emile Lassalle.

[Abraham Lincoln, candidate for U.S. president, before delivering his Cooper Union address, New York, N.Y., on Feb. 27, 1860]

[Abraham Lincoln, candidate for U.S. president, before delivering his ...

Title devised by Library staff. Ostendorf, no. 17 (variant) Meserve, no. 19 or no. 20 (detail) Published in: Lincoln's photographs: a complete album / by Lloyd Ostendorf. Dayton, OH: Rockywood Press, 1998, p. 385.

[Abraham Lincoln, sixteenth President of the United States based on a Brady photograph.]
[Abraham Lincoln, candidate for U.S. president, half-length portrait, looking left, May 20,1860]

[Abraham Lincoln, candidate for U.S. president, half-length portrait, ...

Photo shows presidential candidate Abraham Lincoln in Springfield, Illinois, two days after he won his party's nomination. (Source: Ostendorf, p. 42.) The Library's print is a copy of an ambrotype. As a result,... more

The Coles County Court House in Charleston, Ills., in which Lincoln often practiced law and before which he made a short speech in the evening after his fourth joint debate with Douglas, Sept. 18, 1858

The Coles County Court House in Charleston, Ills., in which Lincoln of...

Photograph showing courthouse with people and horse-drawn wagons in front. Title from item. Accession box no. DLC/PP-1972:140

[Lincoln portrait engraved by E. G. Williams & Bro. based on a Brady photograph.]

[Lincoln portrait engraved by E. G. Williams & Bro. based on a Brady p...

(Based on Meserve no. 75? A photograph by Matthew B. Brady in Washington, believed to have been made in 1863.) Penciled on back. Gift of Gladys Tallman. 10/23/64.

"Dick, hold fast, and see the salvation of god." [Massachusetts campaign ticket]

"Dick, hold fast, and see the salvation of god." [Massachusetts campai...

Specimen ballot issued for the 22nd District of Massachusetts (Republican).

[Brady & Hesler portrait of Lincoln.]

[Brady & Hesler portrait of Lincoln.]

Hesler Photograph: Meserve no. 26, June 1860, also known as the Ayre's portrait