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 Gideon Welles, January 30, 1863

Lincoln to Welles, January 1863 Lincoln to Welles 2
Lincoln to Welles, January 1863 2  

Record Group 24: Records of the Bureau of Naval Personnel, 1798-1991, Entry 403: Records of the Bureau of Naval Personnel, Records of Divisions of the Bureau of Navigation, 1804-1946, Records of the Naval Academy Division, 1851-1940, Jackets of Naval Cadets, 1862-1910, National Archives Building, Washington, DC.

Abraham Lincoln to Heads of Departments, February 20, 1863

Lincoln to Heads of Department

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 William S. Rosecrans, March 6, 1863

Lincoln to Rosecrans

William S. Rosecrans Papers, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA

Abraham Lincoln to Ward B. Burnett, March 7, 1863

Lincoln to Burnett

Private Collection

Abraham Lincoln to Gideon Welles, March 7, 1863

Lincoln to Welles 1 Lincoln to Welles 2
Lincoln to Welles 3  

Record Group 24: Records of the Bureau of Naval Personnel, 1798-1991, Entry 403: Records of the Bureau of Naval Personnel, Records of Divisions of the Bureau of Navigation, 1804-1946, Records of the Naval Academy Division, 1851-1940, Jackets of Naval Cadets, 1862-1910, National Archives Building, Washington, DC.

Notes regarding William W. Wallace, March 9, 1863

Wallace Notes 1 Wallace Notes 2

Record Group 110: Records of the Provost Marshal General’s Bureau (Civil War) and the Enrollment Division of the Adjutant General’s Office, 1863-1866, Entry 39: Records of the Central Office, 1862-1889, General Records, Correspondence, Correspondence Relating to Recommendations for Appointments, Applications, and Acceptances of Provost Marshals, Enrolling Officers, and Other Persons in Districts, 1863-1865, National Archives Building, Washington, DC.

Abraham Lincoln to Gideon Welles, March 23, 1863

Lincoln to Welles 1 Lincoln to Welles 2

Record Group 24: Records of the Bureau of Naval Personnel, 1798-1991, Entry 403: Records of the Bureau of Naval Personnel, Records of Divisions of the Bureau of Navigation, 1804-1946, Records of the Naval Academy Division, 1851-1940, Jackets of Naval Cadets, 1862-1910, National Archives Building, Washington, DC.

Abraham Lincoln to Edwin M. Stanton, March 28, 1863

Lincoln to Stanton 1 Lincoln to Stanton 2

Record Group 153: Records of the Office of the Judge Advocate General, 1692-1981, Entry 15A: Court-Martial Case Files, 1809-1938, National Archives Building, Washington, DC