Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum
7 items
1 invitation, 1 commission, 2 extradition orders, and 3 miscellaneous letters written during Dunne's term as governor.
Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum
2 items
Folgner's naturalization certificate, February 13, 1890; letter from Hugh L. Scott to Folgner, April 15, 1925, explaining that Scott remembers Folgner, but not when Folgner had malaria.
Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum
2 items
Certificate of discharge and paper with calculations for final pay.
Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum
3 p.
Letter to former Illinois governor Joseph W. Fifer, who had been a private in Company C, 33rd Illinois Infantry, describing the action at Cache River, Arkansas on July 7, 1862 and Pike's participation (which eventually won him a Congressional Medal of Honor).
Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum
1.67 linear ft. (2 boxes)
Reports, correspondence, minutes, proposals, newspaper clippings, hearing testimony, and printed material concerning aid to non-public schools and school finance.
Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum
1 oversize folded p.
Poll book for election of county officials for Round Grove Precinct, Hopkins Township, Whiteside County, Illinois.
Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum
1.66 linear ft. (4 boxes)
Correspondence, documents, newsclippings and miscellaneous. The majority of the collection is correspondence between James and Ellen High, and their children. Included are letters from Shirley High describing his experiences during the Spanish-American War, and letters written while family members travelled abroad, principally in Europe. Also included is Civil War material of Ellen's father William Wise Tredway, and her brother Dwight Tredway of the 23rd Wisconsin Infantry. Material relating to the Tredway and Ennis families are also included.
Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum
1 item (1 pages) ;
Obituary notice from the Northern controlled Evening Era, with uncomplimentary comments about General Beauregard. The notice caused mob action in Louisiana as well as national comment.
Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum
23 items.
Letters, primarily between family members in Kentucky, Vandalia and Springfield, Illinois, concern family matters and business, as well as some politics. Correspondents include James W. Berry, Claiborn B. Berry, William C. Berry, J.W.F. Edmonson and W.L.D. Ewing. 2 tax receipts signed by Elijah C. Berry are included.
Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum
85 items.
Correspondence, documents and clippings relating to the publication of The Sangamon Country, a history of Sangamon County and Springfield, Illinois, for the Springfield Board of Education. Also includes material concerning the writing of The Story of the City Records.