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Letter from Henry Morrison Herman to Abraham Lincoln, September 22, 1864
Herman writes to the president on the prejudices that Jews have faced in military service.
Letter from A. Dixon to William Henry Seward, October 13, 1863
Dixon writes of war strategies and international relations.
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Included in this letter is a translated copy of Resolutions passed by the Congregational Welsh Association of Pennsylvania.
Letter from William McFarlane to Abraham Lincoln, April 3, 1862
In this letter to President Lincoln, McFarlane discusses his ideas of keeping France and Spain from claiming Mexico.
Letter from Enoch Pratt, et al., to Abraham Lincoln, May 1862
Appeal to the president for government employment for laborers and mechanics of Baltimore.
Letter from a Belgian citizen soldier to Abraham Lincoln, September 20, 1861
In this letter, a Belgian citizen soldier writes against conscription, recommending that Lincoln announce the abolishment of slavery.
Note from Abraham Lincoln to William Henry Seward, April 14, 1865
Lincoln asks Seward to assemble the cabinet that day, where General Grant will meet them.
Letter from Abraham Lincoln to James A. McDougal, March 14, 1862
Lincoln discloses his suggestion on the topic of gradual emancipation with compensation.
Letter from C.A. Trowbridge to William Henry Seward, August 19, 1862
Trowbridge follows up on his letter from three days earlier with another letter containing an article from a New York paper. He says this article,…
Letter from Henry Bragg Morse to Archbishop John Hughes, August 19, 1862
Morse provides a lot of figures and ultimately doubts that the North can have a successful outcome.
Letter from George Howes to William Henry Seward, August 18, 1862
Howes writes to Seward in favor of organizing Black Regiments.
Letter from C.A. Trowbridge to William Henry Seward, August 16, 1862
Trowbridge writes to Seward about his thoughts regarding the war and motivations of the South.
Note from Abraham Lincoln to William Henry Seward on booklet, September 16, 1863
Lincoln asks Seward to prepare a response from the State Department for the Minutes of the 25th Annual Session of the Synod of Pennsylvania, 1862.
Letter from William Starrs to Abraham Lincoln, January 4, 1864
President Lincoln is invited to the funeral of Archbishop Hughes.
Letter from Moses Hicks Grinnell to Abraham Lincoln, February 26, 1863
Grinnell passes along news from the Times and reports of insults to the president by C.M. Clay.
Letter from Erastus D. Webster to Frederick William Seward, August 24, 1862
Webster writes to Frederick William Seward about recruiting efforts that he's witnessed.
Letter from Edward Everett to William Henry Seward, September 12, 1862
Everett discusses his health and wonders about the need for an authentic semi-official bulletin telegraphed to New York daily.
Letter from John Bigelow to Frederick William Seward, September 12, 1862
Bigelow encloses a letter from Lieutenant Hills and asks that a furlough may be obtained for him.
Letter from Francis Tryon to William Henry Seward, September 5, 1862
Tryon writes to Seward with suggested strategies for the war.
Letter from R. Norton to William Henry Seward, September 5, 1862
In this letter, Norton expresses his fears about possible outcomes of the war and urges Seward to impress upon Lincoln to immediately, as a military…
Letter from Johann Ludwig Tellkampf from William Henry Seward, August 28, 1862
Tellkampf writes to Seward on his thoughts on the war and how the South's strategy is similar to Napoleon's.
Letter from James E. Harvey to William Henry Seward, August 26, 1862
Harvey writes of meeting American ship captains and their opinions on the war. He also discusses news from Europe.
Letter from Richard Burroughs to William Henry Seward, August 26, 1862
Burroughs writes to Seward with his thoughts on the war and President Lincoln's strategies.
Note from Abraham Lincoln to William Henry Seward, March 6, 1865
Lincoln writes that he would like to see Thomas D. Jones, of Cincinnati, and John J. Piatt, of Washington, to have small consular appointments when…
Letter from Abraham Lincoln to William Henry Seward, January 31, 1865
Lincoln instructs Seward to proceed to Fortress-Monroe, Virginia, to meet with Stephens, Hunter, and Campbell, on the basis of his letter to F. P.…
Letter from Abraham Lincoln to Francis P. Blair, January 18, 1865
Lincoln refers to a letter from Mr. Davis and his own willingness to receive any agent who may be instrumental in securing peace.
Note from P.J.J. to William Henry Seward, November 15, 1864
A note that says the opposition to the upcoming election will be to abstain from voting.
Letter from Abraham Lincoln to William Henry Seward, February 16, 1864
Lincoln reports the news that Elwood Evans, Secretary of Washington Territory, has gone over to the enemy.
Letter from Madame Lamont Belgique de Give to Abraham Lincoln, 1863
Madame de Give is trying to reach her husband, Mr. Lamont de Give, Belgian Consul, who left for Atlanta 13 months earlier.
Note from Abraham Lincoln to William Henry Seward, October 9, 1863
Lincoln writes that he's heard from Mrs. Galez, who requests that Mr. Frederick Wippermann, now Consul at Galatz in Moldavia, be moved. He asks Seward…
Note from Abraham Lincoln to William Henry Seward, July 21, 1863
Lincoln seeks "copies of the Instructions of the Sec. of the Navy, on the subject we have in hand."
FIX--missing 15042 Letter from William R. Nevins to Abraham Lincoln, March 28, 1863
Nevins petitions President Lincoln to be rewarded for his mechanical bread machine.
Letter from Abraham Lincoln to William Henry Seward and Salmon P. Chase, December 20, 1862
Lincoln responds to Seward's request to resign as Secretary of State, requesting that he stay on and resume his duties.
Letter from Abraham Lincoln to William Henry Seward, March 7, 1862
In this letter, Lincoln discusses James F. B. Marshall, of Massachusetts, as the Honolulu commissioner.
Note from John Hay to William Henry Seward, 1861
John Hay writes that the president is waiting for his carriage.
Note from Abraham Lincoln to William Henry Seward, December 9, 1861
Lincoln inquires about consular appointment for a friend of Mr. Blair of Pennsylvania.
Note from Abraham Lincoln to William Henry Seward, October 3, 1861
Lincoln's note accompanies letters regarding James Mitchell and a possible post for his brother-in-law, G.F. Savitz.
Letter from A.H. Clark to Abraham Lincoln, September 25, 1861
Clark, an unsuccessful applicant for the consulship to Acapulco, now seeks the position in Tahiti.
Note from Edward W. Bates to Abraham Lincoln, September 23, 1861
Bates writes to President Lincoln, seeking a consulship for Mr. Slade of Cleveland, Ohio.
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Lincoln writes to Seward to see if a position may be found for Zebina Eastman of Chicago, to serve a post in England where he will be influential.
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