Greeley, Horace (1811-1872). Correspondence, 1842-1862 | Illinois History and Lincoln Collections
Scope and Contents: This collection contains microfilm and transcripts of personal letters written by Horace Greeley, editor of the New York Daily Tribune. The microfilm includes an 1842 letter from Greeley to Francis Dana and seven 1862 letters from Greeley to Elihu B. Washburne and Mrs. H. C. Ingersoll. The collection also contains transcripts of a letter from Greeley to S. McKnight, asking for specimens of Lake Superior ore to give to the British Institution of Practical Geology, and of a note from McKnight to B. F. Eaton, asking that the ore be supplied.