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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Henry Horner Lincoln Collection, Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum, Springfield, IL
Record Group 112: Office of the Surgeon General (War), 1775-1959, Entry 12, Letters Received, 1818-1889, National Archives Building, Washington, DC
Letter: Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum, Springfield, IL
Envelope: Private Collection, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
(only endorsement included in Collected Works)
Record Group 107: Records of the Secretary of War, 1791-1947, Entry 23: Record Series Originating During the Period 1789-1889, Correspondence, Letters Received, Letters Received (Irregular Series), 1861-1866, National Archives Building, Washington, DC
(incomplete transcription based on newspaper account)
Record Group 76: Records of Boundary and Claims Commissions and Arbitrations, 1716-1979, Entry 436: Miscellaneous Claims: Other Miscellaneous Claims, 1795-1917, Miscellaneous Claims, 1824-1887, National Archives and Records Administration, College Park, MD
(incorrectly dated and transcribed in Collected Works because of faulty copy)
Halstead Collection, Loyola University of Chicago, Chicago, IL