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David Homer Bates papers, 1837-1926

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Available on microfilm. Shelf no. 18,925

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BOX REEL 1Civil War File, 1861-1865
Notes, letters, and endorsements of Abraham Lincoln, letters of Civil War commanders, diary and daily journal of Bates, and miscellaneous items
Arranged by type of material.
BOX REEL 1Abraham Lincoln items, including:
BOX REEL 1Lincoln, Abraham, to secretary of war, July 25, 1862
BOX REEL 1Lincoln, Abraham, to secretary of war, Aug. 7, 1862,with endorsement on letter from Thomas H. Hick to S. Cameron, Nov. 27, 1861
BOX REEL 1Lincoln, Abraham, to _______ , Aug. 13, 1862
BOX REEL 1Lincoln, Abraham, to secretary of war, Aug. 26, 1862
BOX REEL 1Lincoln, Abraham, to _______ , Oct. 9, 1862, with endorsement on envelope
BOX REEL 1Lincoln, Abraham, to secretary of war, Dec. 17, 1862
BOX REEL 1Lincoln, Abraham, endorsement on letter from Alex. Williamson to president, Nov. 13, 1863
BOX REEL 1Lincoln, Abraham, to _______ , Sept. 20, 1864
BOX REEL 1Lincoln, Abraham, to secretary of war, Oct. 31, 1864
BOX REEL 1Lincoln, Mary Todd, to Mrs. C. Sumwault, Apr. 20, 1864 (original telegram in handwriting of Abraham Lincoln)
BOX REEL 1Lincoln, Abraham, Feb. 1865 (signature only)
BOX REEL 1Civil War commanders' letters (one each) of Franklin Buchanan, Jefferson C. Davis, Jubal A. Early, Richard S. Ewell, James L. Kemper, E. Kirby-Smith, Robert E. Lee, Gideon J. Pillow, and Richard Taylor
BOX REEL 1Diary and daily journal of Bates, 1863-1865
BOX REEL 1Miscellaneous
BOX REEL 1Correspondence, 1864-1926
Letters sent and received, mostly the correspondence of Bates with various individuals.
Arranged alphabetically by name of correspondent and thereunder chronologically.
BOX REEL 1Bates, David Homer, 1865-1925, undated
BOX REEL 1Carnegie, Andrew, 1868-1910
BOX REEL 1Eckert, Thomas T., 1866-1910
BOX REEL 1Lincoln, Robert Todd, 1907-1910
BOX REEL 1Morse, Samuel Finley Breese, 1864-1906
BOX REEL 1General, 1868-1926
BOX REEL 1Facsimiles, 1862-1865
Reproductions of notes, letters, and other items of Abraham Lincoln, Confederate cipher codes, and miscellaneous material.
Arranged by type of material.
BOX REEL 1Abraham Lincoln items, including:
BOX REEL 1Lincoln, Abraham to Colonel Haupt, Aug. 31, 1862
BOX REEL 1Lincoln, Abraham, to Robert A. Maxwell, Sept. 23, 1863
BOX REEL 1Lincoln, Abraham, from Robert A. Maxwell, Sept. 23, 1863
BOX REEL 1Lincoln, Abraham, to Mary Todd Lincoln, Apr. 27, 1865
BOX REEL 1Lincoln, Abraham, to secretary of war, Apr. 3, 1865 (8:00 a.m)
BOX REEL 1Lincoln, Abraham, to secretary of war, Apr. 3, 1865 (5:00 p.m.)
BOX REEL 1Lincoln, Abraham, autograph estimate of the electoral vote of 1864, with documentation
BOX REEL 1Confederate cipher codes
BOX REEL 1Miscellaneous
BOX REEL 1Miscellany, 1837-1926
Articles, addresses, books, biographical material, photographs, and miscellaneous items.
Arranged by type of material.
BOX REEL 1Articles, addresses, and books
BOX REEL 1Regarding Abraham Lincoln's assassination, Lincoln and the telegraph office, and other Lincoln stories
(3 folders)
BOX REEL 1Regarding Thomas T. Eckert
BOX REEL 1Biographical material on Bates, photographs, fragment related to the presidential campaign of 1844, invitation to the National Inauguration Ball of 1865, and miscellaneous items
BOX REEL 1Contract with the Century Co. for Lincoln in the Telegraph Office and related memoranda, 1906-1920
BOX REEL 1Envelopes and clippings
BOX REEL 1Newspaper clippings, 1861-1926
BOX REEL 1Printed matter
BOX REEL 1School books of John Robert Kenney, 1837
(2 vols.)
BOX REEL 1Tradesmen’s National Bank liquidation papers, 1898-1909
BOX REEL 2Scrapbooks, 1907-1908
Two scrapbooks containing magazine and newspaper clippings, letters, and other items related to Lincoln in the Telegraph Office.
BOX REEL 2Magazine and newspaper clippings and letters concerning Lincoln in the Telegraph Office, originals and copies, 1907-1908
(2 vols., partially indexed)

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