Series III (Presidential Papers)

Series III (Presidential 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 Anson P. Morill, July 17, 1861

Lincoln to Morill 1 Lincoln to Morill 2
Lincoln to Morill 3 Lincoln to Morill 4

Robert W. Woodruff Library, Atlanta University Center, Atlanta, GA

Abraham Lincoln to Caleb B. Smith and Heads of Departments, July 17, 1861

Lincoln to Heads of Departments 1 Lincoln to Heads of Departments 2

Record Group 56, General Records of the Department of the Treasury, 1775-1990, Entry 210: Part II - Records of Various Divisions within the Office of the Secretary of the Treasury, Records of the Division of Appointments, Correspondence of the Division, Applications and Recommendations for Positions in the Washington, D.C. Offices of the Treasury Department, 1830-1910, National Archives and Records Administration, College Park, MD

Abraham Lincoln to Richard D. Goodwin, July 22, 1861

Lincoln to Goodwin 1

Private Collection

Abraham Lincoln to Simon Cameron, August 3, 1861

Lincoln to Cameron 1 Lincoln to Cameron 2

Record Group 112: Records of the Office of the Surgeon General (War), Entry 13: Correspondence Relating to Army Medical Examining Boards, National Archives Building, Washington, DC.

Abraham Lincoln to Salmon P. Chase, August 8, 1861

Lincoln to Chase 1 Lincoln to Chase 2
Lincoln to Chase 3  

Record Group 56, General Records of the Department of the Treasury, 1775-1990, Entry 210: Part II - Records of Various Divisions within the Office of the Secretary of the Treasury, Records of the Division of Appointments, Correspondence of the Division, Applications and Recommendations for Positions in the Washington, D.C. Offices of the Treasury Department, 1830-1910, National Archives and Records Administration, College Park, MD

Abraham Lincoln to Simon Cameron, August 14, 1861

Lincoln to Cameron 1 Lincoln to Cameron 2

Record Group 107, Records of the Office of the Secretary of War, Entry 29: Record Series Originating During The Period 1789-1889, Correspondence, Letters Received, Letters Received from the President, Executive Departments, and War Department Bureaus, 1862-1870, National Archives Building, Washington, DC

Abraham Lincoln to Simon Cameron, August 20, 1861

Lincoln to Cameron

Private Collection

Abraham Lincoln to Thomas G. Pitcher, August 22, 1861

Lincoln to Pitcher 1 Lincoln to Pitcher 2

New York Public Library, New York, NY