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Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:

Abraham Lincoln-Andrew Johnson Postal Cachet. (Commemorative envelopes) (stamps).

Identifier: Ephemera 2019.035
Scope and Contents

February 2009 marked the bicentennial of the birth of Abraham Lincoln. This is one of four bicentennial postage stamps. This one commemorates the 1864 presidential campaign and has images of Lincoln and Johnson from the campaign poster.

Dates: 2009

Abraham Lincoln Prints from the Christmas season, (5) from original artwork for Lincoln Memorial University by Lloyd Ostendorf

Identifier: SPC 2019.042
Scope and Contents

Abraham Lincoln Prints from the Christmas season, (5) from original artwork for Lincoln Memorial University by Lloyd Ostendorf.

Dates: undated

Addresses of Abraham Lincoln, A Kingsport Press Miniature Presidential Book (1929)

Identifier: Artifact 2020.006
Scope and Contents [Miniature Book} Kingsport Press. Address of Abraham Lincoln. Kingsport: Training Division Kingsport Press, 1929. 160pp, approx 9/16” x 14/16”, bound by hand in full red leather. Contains Gettysburg Address, Lincoln’s 2nd Inaugural Address, “A House Divided” speech, and “Equality in a Republic." One of three miniatures printed in 1929, 1930, and 1932 given out a s keepsakes to visitors to the press. The books in this series are titled Addresses of Abraham Lincoln (1929), The...
Dates: 1929

Albert O. Brown letter to father, March 24, [1861].

Identifier: MM.1987.004
Scope and Contents

Letter from Albert O. Brown, Mossy Creek, E. Tenn., to Father and Mother (Dr. George R. Brown, Murray County, Ga.). ALS 3 pp. (1 pc.) + envelope with free frank usage (Free P.M.). Re: thank you for money; in school; attended sermon by Mr. Tipton of Panther Springs, Tenn.; ‘ignomious state of Tennessee’; abolitionists in area; would rather be in the Confederacy; border states disgruntled with Abe Lincoln.

Dates: circa 1861

Amnesty Petition for Alfred Layne

Identifier: MM.2020.004
Scope and Contents

Handwritten petition addressed to “His Excellency Abraham Lincoln President of the United States” dated April 7, 1865 requesting the release of Confederate prisoner Alfred Layne (Company B 20th Tennessee) and signed by John B. Layne, T. H. Roberts, John Hugh Smith (Mayor of Nashville), W. G. Brownlow (Governor of Tennessee), and others.

Dates: 1865

Boren Family Papers, 1839-1909.

Identifier: MSC 0001
Scope and Contents Papers of Dr. Montgomery Decater Lasley Boren and his sons David C., John C., and William G. Boren. From Carter County and East Tennessee. 1839-1909. Papers include family matters, correspondence, receipts, pension materials, distillery records, and a photograph album owned by M. D. L. Boren, which contains pictures of Union generals, Abraham Lincoln, Andrew Johnson, and Hesikiah Boring. Topics include farming, business, medical practice, distillation of alcoholic beverages, and the Civil...
Dates: 1839-1909

Facsimile letter of Abraham Lincoln to Mrs. Bixby. November 21, 1864.

Identifier: MM.1999.039
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A[braham] Lincoln, Executive Mansion, Washington, letter to Mrs. Bixby, Boston, Mass. November 21, 1864. ALS 1 p. Facsimile. Re: death of her five sons in battle.

Dates: 1864

John and Rhoda Campbell Williams Papers.

Identifier: MSC 0170
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Letters of John and Rhoda Campbell Williams (Knoxville) to son Rufus Morgan Williams at Edgehill School, Princeton, N.J., 1864-1865, 1867 + one letter from Thomas L. Williams to brother, n.d. [1864]. 14 letters + one envelope. Received from donor June 23, 1987: copy photograph by Knaffl & Bro. of Rhoda Campbell Morgan Williams + photocopy of picture of Col. Joseph Williams.

Dates: 1864-1867

John Farmer letter, 1864 (+ copies of Civil War service records).

Identifier: MM.2011.018
Scope and Contents MM-2011-008a: Original manuscripts. Fragment with Long’s acct. and verse or lyrics on other side. AD 1 pc.; Phrases with date May 17, 1827. AD 1 pc.; John Farmer letter ‘to the Farmers at home,’ Decatur, Alabama. August 21, 1864. ALS 2 pp. (1 pc.). Re: health, ‘Rebs surrounded our camp,’ ‘Hurrah for Lincoln and Johnson, We will whip the Rebs and free the Negro. We don’t give a dam (sic.) which way the river runs.’ Signed John Farmer.; Eli P. Ballinger letter to ‘Dear friends,’ Upland, Grant...
Dates: 1864

Speech of President Lincoln. Dedication of the National Cemetery at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, November 19, 1863... + printed letter re: the dedication.

Identifier: Ephemera 2006.010
Scope and Contents

‘The Gettysburg Solemnities. Dedication of the National Cemetery at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, November 19, 1863, with the Oration of Hon. Edward Everett, Speech of President Lincoln, &c., &c, &c.’ Published at the Washington Chronicle Office. 16 pp. Some damage at bottom of pages 1-6, McClung Collection stamp on first inside page, + ‘The Gettysburg Dedication. An Interesting Letter from One of Our Correspondents.’ Signed ‘J.H.’ [Nov. 1863]. 4 pp.

Dates: 1863

William B. Reynolds Papers, 1855-1876.

Identifier: MSC 0169
Scope and Contents William Barton Reynolds (1820-1882) was born in Hawkins County, Tenn., and lived in Benton, Polk County, Tenn. He died in Rome, Ga. Folders 1-3 include correspondence to and from William Barton Reynolds, 1855-1876. Major correspondents were son-in-law Peter Smith and John H. Reynolds. Topics include family business, education, the Civil War and conditions in East Tennessee, Lincoln’s death, and spiritualism. Folder 4 has a copy of W.B. Reynold’s obituary and reprints of six family...
Dates: 1855-1876

William M. Churchwell correspondence, 1860-1862.

Identifier: MM.2012.001
Scope and Contents William Montgomery Churchwell (1826-1862), Washington, D.C. and New York, correspondence to J. F. Deaderick, Jonesboro, Tenn. March 10, 1860-January 24, 1862. Re: sale of property in Sullivan County, Tenn. ALS 16 letters + 4 envelopes (no stamps) + 2 balance sheets re: lands. October 26, 1860, letter mentions “Lincoln is sure to be elected” and “his Administration will be eminently conservative, but the more dangerous for the south, as it will lull them to sleep before the next Republican...
Dates: 1860-1862