Lincoln, Abraham. Autographs, Commissions, and Imprints, 1839-1865 | Illinois History and Lincoln Collections
Most of the following items are available in The Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln and its Supplements, ed. Roy P. Basler et al. (1953,ff). In this list, CW = Collected Works. A few are included, and numbered, in Jay Monaghan, comp., Lincoln Bibliography, 1839-1939 (2 vols., 1943-1945) [Monaghan].
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1839, Jan. 17. PUBLIC LANDS IN ILLINOIS. Report, by Lincoln, for the Committee on Finance, Illinois House of Representatives, 11th General Assembly. Monaghan 1.
1841, Feb. 5, ANS. Lincoln to Thomas T. GANTT of St. Louis; payment of $46.00 for legal services. Acquired in 1991.
1845, Sept. 22, ANS. Lincoln to Joseph GUNDY. CW, First Supplement (1974), 10:8. Donated in 1960.
1856, May and Oct. Terms, Champaign County Circuit Court. CHINIQUY v. SPINK. (1) Lincoln's fee bill ($50.) and (2) his draft of the order dismissing the case. These items are in The Law Practice of Abraham Lincoln: Complete Documentary Edition (2000), LO1448.
1856, Aug. 19. ALS to Jesse B. DUBOIS. CW, 2:360. Donated in 1959. Filed in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library.
1856, Sept. 15. ALS to Jesse A. PICKRELL. CW, Second Supplement, 11:12. See also CW, 2:374n. Acquired in 1966.
1858, Apr. Term, Champaign County Circuit Court. ROBERT DEAN v. BERNARD KELLY. Declaration in Lincoln's hand. Law Practice of Abraham Lincoln, L01334.
1858, Aug. 9. ALS to D. [Daniel] A. CHEEVER. CW, 10:32. Provenance unknown.
1858, Aug. 22. ALS to J. O. Cunningham. CW, 3:37. In the possession of the Library at least since the very early twentieth century.
1859, Aug. 19. ALS to D. A. CHEEVER. CW, 10:41. Provenance unknown.
1860. Political Debates Between Hon. Abraham Lincoln and Hon. Stephen A. Douglas (Columbus: Follett, Foster and Co., 1860. Inscribed: "Jesse A. Pickrell / From / A. Lincoln".
1861, Mar. 4. LINCOLN, Inaugural Address. Monaghan 102.
1862, July 2. Commission of Jesse B. FELL as paymaster, signed by Abraham Lincoln and Edwin M. Stanton.
1863, Feb. 27. Commission of Thomas W. CHEYNEY (1814-1866) as Assessor of Internal Revenue for the Seventh District of Pennsylvania, signed by Abraham Lincoln and Salmon P. Chase. Donated in 2005.
1863, Mar. 11. Land office warrant signed by William O. STODDARD for Abraham Lincoln.
1863, May 23, ANS. Lincoln to Judge Advocate General Joseph Holt, asking for the record of the trial and conviction as a spy of William B. COMPTON, now in custody at Fort McHenry. CW 6:227. Missing although printed in The Sandburg Range: An Exhibit of Materials from Carl Sandburg's Library (1958).
1864, Feb. 10, ANS. "Let this man take the Oath of Dec. 8, 1863, and be discharged. A. Lincoln." Missing although printed in Leslie W. Dunlap, Lincoln Room, University of Illinois Library: Memorial, the Class of 1901, Founded by Harlan Hoyt Horner and Henrietta Calhoun Horner (1953).
1865, Mar. 3. LINCOLN, Second Inaugural Address. Monaghan 600.