Series II (Illinois Papers)

Series II (Illinois Papers)

Below is a sample of new documents written by Abraham Lincoln or with substantial endorsements written by Lincoln that do not appear in The Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln (1953-55) or either of its supplements (1974, 1990).  Because the Papers of Abraham Lincoln has a much broader scope, the project has also scanned thousands of letters to Lincoln and other documents not included in the Collected Works.

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Abraham Lincoln to H. P. Sloan, August 3, 1858

Lincoln to Sloan, August 1858

Private collection

Abraham Lincoln to B. F. James, March 1, 1859

Lincoln to James, March 1859

Chapin Library, Williams College, Williamstown, MA

Abraham Lincoln to Eleazer A. Paine, March 3, 1859

Lincoln to Paine, March 1859 Lincoln to Paine, March 1859

Private collection

Abraham Lincoln to Thomas Corwin, October 9, 1859

Lincoln to Corwin, October 1859 Lincoln to Corwin, October 1859
Lincoln to Corwin, October 1859  

Private collection

Abraham Lincoln to Elias W. Leavenworth, June 4, 1860

Lincoln to Leavenworth

Private Collection.

Abraham Lincoln to Leonard Swett, June 1860

Lincoln to Swett

Private Collection.

Abraham Lincoln to William D. Kelley, August 15, 1860

Lincoln to Kelley, August 1860

Columbia University, New York, New York

Abraham Lincoln to Alexander K. McClure, August 30, 1860

Lincoln to McClure, August 1860

Henry Horner Lincoln Collection, Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum, Springfield, IL