Minnesota State University
This collection is made up of copies of the executive clemency documents relating to the pardon of David Faribault Jr. by President Abraham Lincoln. The pardon covered Faribault's participation in the Dakota Uprising in 1862. Included in the documents are: a lengthy discussion of Faribault's involvement authored by his father, a testimony to his character by Alex Faribault (David's uncle), a call for executive clemency by Major Sterne H. Fowler (who was married to David Faribault Sr.'s sister), a defense of Faribault's actions by Brigadier General Henry Sibley, and a final note written by President Lincoln, stating that Faribault was pardoned
Minnesota State University
This collection consists of photocopies of business and personal letters of Morton S. Wilkinson, who was the first attorney in Mankato. The contents of this collection cover a variety of topics, including: the secession of the Southern states, the pending Civil War, local politics, the Indian problem in Blue Earth County, pending legislation, and the funeral of Abraham Lincoln. Correspondents to Wilkinson or his law office include: Jared Benson, J.W. North, Henry Sibley, and Daniel Buck. Letters included in this collection were written to: Franklin H. Waite, and Abraham Lincoln. Also included in the collection are law book price lists from publishers, a subpoena to J.E. Porter of Mankato to the senate trial of impeached Judge E. St. Julien Cox of St. Peter, and a form letter to Mrs. Wilkinson from Mrs. Sibley. The original copies of these letters are at the Blue Earth County Historical Society
University of California, Berkeley
96 items, including autographs of United States presidents and statesmen, European leaders, authors and poets
New York Society Library
Collection of Newspapers relating to the Civil War and death of Abraham Lincoln. Includes copies of the New York Times (April 18-21, 1865), The New York Commercial Advertiser (April 13, 1865), the Boston Gazette (May 20, 1865). Also includes one copy of the Middlesex Gazette (July 20, 1812)
Historical Society of Pennsylvania
Letters, literary manuscripts, and journals organized around individuals, institutions, or events. Of American interest are: letters of the Penn family, 1666-1786; letter of Evan Evans, Rector of Christ Church, Philadelphia, to the Society for the Propagation of the Gospel, 1707; Franklin's "Queries to be asked the Junto;" letters from Patrick Henry to George Washington, 1777-1778, concerning the Conway cabal; papers of George Washington, 1744-1799; letters of Thomas Jefferson, 1774-1825; letters of Robert Morris, 1777-1799; Jacob Rush's letters to John Hancock, 1777; letters to Philadelphia naturalist Humphry Marshall from Thomas Parke, John Abell, and other naturalists in America and Europe, 1772-1796; John Heckewelder's journal, 1793; and letters, papers, and prints illustrating Lafayette's life, 1784-1830
Historical Society of Pennsylvania
This small collection consists primarily of letters from William Morris Davis to his good friend Henry Kirke Brown, a New York sculptor. Present, too, are letters to and from Davis's wife, Elizabeth, and their friends Catherine Brooks Yale and her husband, Linus Yale, developer of the Yale lock. The correspondents discuss Brown's sculptures, fly fishing, forging and casting, religion, machine tools, the Panic of 1857, and Republican politics. Davis also reports Passmore Williamson's imprisonment for contempt of court during a fugitive slave case, 1857, sending his daughter to Theodore Weld's school, his support for Fremont's presidential candidacy, and his criticism of both Buchanan and Lincoln. An 1861 letter gives an account of a confrontation between Jessie Benton Fremont and Francis Preston Blair in St. Louis
Historical Society of Pennsylvania
Excerpts of sermons, 1865, delivered to Bible-Christian Church audiences on various subjects on the occasion of Lincoln's death
Historical Society of Pennsylvania
A poem by Albert E. Lancaster, dedicated to the memory of Abraham Lincoln
Lincoln Memorial University - Carnegie-Vincent Library
This scrapbook consists of clippings of poetry, articles about "psychical phenomena," an article by Irving Bacheller entitled "Stories Lincoln told which I shall never forget, " and illustrated biographical articles about Abraham Lincoln
Lincoln Memorial University - Carnegie-Vincent Library
an additional 0.5 linear ft. housed in the university archives

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