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The Papers And Writings Of Abraham Lincoln — Volume 5: 1858-1862

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  • THE PAPERS AND WRITINGS OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN
    • VOLUME FIVE
      • CONSTITUTIONAL EDITION
        • Edited by Arthur Brooks Lapsley
      • Edited by Arthur Brooks Lapsley
    • CONSTITUTIONAL EDITION
      • Edited by Arthur Brooks Lapsley
    • Edited by Arthur Brooks Lapsley
  • THE WRITINGS OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN, Volume Five, 1858-1862
    • 1858
    • TO SYDNEY SPRING, GRAYVILLE, ILL.
      • SPRINGFIELD, June 19, 1858.
    • SPRINGFIELD, June 19, 1858.
    • TO H. C. WHITNEY.
      • SPRINGFIELD, June 24, 1858
    • SPRINGFIELD, June 24, 1858
    • TO J. W. SOMERS.
      • SPRINGFIELD, June 25, 1858.
    • SPRINGFIELD, June 25, 1858.
    • TO A. CAMPBELL.
      • SPRINGFIELD, June 28, 1858.
    • SPRINGFIELD, June 28, 1858.
    • TO J. GILLESPIE.
      • SPRINGFIELD, July 16, 1858.
    • SPRINGFIELD, July 16, 1858.
    • TO JOHN MATHERS, JACKSONVILLE, ILL.
      • SPRINGFIELD, JULY 20, 1858.
    • SPRINGFIELD, JULY 20, 1858.
    • TO JOSEPH GILLESPIE.
      • SPRINGFIELD, JULY 25, 1858.
    • SPRINGFIELD, JULY 25, 1858.
    • TO B. C. COOK.
      • SPRINGFIELD, Aug. 2, 1858.
    • SPRINGFIELD, Aug. 2, 1858.
    • TO HON. J. M. PALMER.
      • SPRINGFIELD, Aug. 5, 1858.
    • SPRINGFIELD, Aug. 5, 1858.
    • TO ALEXANDER SYMPSON.
      • SPRINGFIELD, Aug. 11, 1858.
    • SPRINGFIELD, Aug. 11, 1858.
    • TO J. O. CUNNINGHAM.
      • OTTAWA, August 22, 1858.
    • OTTAWA, August 22, 1858.
    • ON SLAVERY IN A DEMOCRACY.
      • August??, 1858
    • August??, 1858
    • TO B. C. COOK.
      • SPRINGFIELD, August 2, 1858
    • SPRINGFIELD, August 2, 1858
    • TO DR. WILLIAM FITHIAN, DANVILLE, ILL.
      • BLOOMINGTON, Sept. 3, 1858
    • BLOOMINGTON, Sept. 3, 1858
    • FRAGMENT OF SPEECH AT PARIS, ILL.,
      • SEPT. 8, 1858.
    • SEPT. 8, 1858.
    • SPEECH AT CLINTON, ILLINOIS,
      • SEPTEMBER 8, 1858.
    • SEPTEMBER 8, 1858.
    • FRAGMENT OF SPEECH AT EDWARDSVILLE, ILL.,
      • SEPT. 13, 1858.
    • SEPT. 13, 1858.
    • VERSE TO "LINNIE"
      • September 30,? 1858.
    • September 30,? 1858.
    • NEGROES ARE MEN
      • TO J. U. BROWN.
    • TO J. U. BROWN.
    • TO A. SYMPSON.
      • BLANDINSVILLE, Oct 26, 1858
    • BLANDINSVILLE, Oct 26, 1858
    • SENATORIAL ELECTION LOST AND OUT OF MONEY
      • TO N. B. JUDD.
    • TO N. B. JUDD.
    • THE FIGHT MUST GO ON
      • TO H. ASBURY.
    • TO H. ASBURY.
    • REALIZATION THAT DEBATES MUST BE SAVED
      • TO C. H. RAY.
    • TO C. H. RAY.
    • TO H. C. WHITNEY.
      • SPRINGFIELD, November 30, 1858
    • SPRINGFIELD, November 30, 1858
    • TO H. D. SHARPE.
      • SPRINGFIELD, Dec. 8, 1858.
    • SPRINGFIELD, Dec. 8, 1858.
    • TO A. SYMPSON.
      • SPRINGFIELD, Dec.12, 1858.
    • SPRINGFIELD, Dec.12, 1858.
    • ON BANKRUPTCY
    • NOTES OF AN ARGUMENT.
      • December [?], 1858.
    • December [?], 1858.
    • Section Ten of our Constitution requires that it should be general,
      • if possible. (Read the section.)
    • if possible. (Read the section.)
    • A LEGAL OPINION BY ABRAHAM LINCOLN.
    • TO M. W. DELAHAY.
      • SPRINGFIELD, March 4, 1859.
    • SPRINGFIELD, March 4, 1859.
    • TO W. M. MORRIS.
      • SPRINGFIELD, March 28, 1859.
    • SPRINGFIELD, March 28, 1859.
    • TO H. L. PIERCE AND OTHERS.
      • SPRINGFIELD, ILLINOIS, April 6, 1859.
    • SPRINGFIELD, ILLINOIS, April 6, 1859.
    • TO T. CANISIUS.
      • SPRINGFIELD, May 17, 1859.
    • SPRINGFIELD, May 17, 1859.
    • TO THE GOVERNOR, AUDITOR, AND TREASURER OF THE STATE OF ILLINOIS.
      • GENTLEMEN:
    • GENTLEMEN:
    • ON LINCOLN'S SCRAP BOOK
      • TO H. C. WHITNEY.
    • TO H. C. WHITNEY.
    • 1859
    • FIRST SUGGESTION OF A PRESIDENTIAL OFFER.
    • TO S. GALLOWAY.
      • SPRINGFIELD, ILL., July 28, 1859.
    • SPRINGFIELD, ILL., July 28, 1859.
    • IT IS BAD TO BE POOR.
      • TO HAWKINS TAYLOR
    • TO HAWKINS TAYLOR
    • SPEECH AT COLUMBUS, OHIO.
      • SEPTEMBER 16, 1859.
    • SEPTEMBER 16, 1859.
    • SPEECH AT CINCINNATI OHIO, SEPTEMBER 17, 1859
    • ON PROTECTIVE TARIFFS
      • TO EDWARD WALLACE.
    • TO EDWARD WALLACE.
    • ON MORTGAGES
      • TO W. DUNGY.
    • TO W. DUNGY.
    • FRAGMENT OF SPEECH AT LEAVENWORTH, KANSAS,
      • DECEMBER, 1859.
    • DECEMBER, 1859.
    • TO G. W. DOLE, G. S. HUBBARD, AND W. H. BROWN.
      • SPRINGFIELD, Dec. 14, 1859
    • SPRINGFIELD, Dec. 14, 1859
    • TO G. M. PARSONS AND OTHERS.
      • SPRINGFIELD, ILLINOIS, December 19, 1859.
    • SPRINGFIELD, ILLINOIS, December 19, 1859.
    • AUTOBIOGRAPHICAL SKETCH
      • TO J. W. FELL,
    • TO J. W. FELL,
    • ON NOMINATION TO THE NATIONAL TICKET
      • To N. B. JUDD.
    • To N. B. JUDD.
    • 1860
    • SPEECH AT NEW HAVEN, CONNECTICUT, MARCH 6, 1860
    • RESPONSE TO AN ELECTOR'S REQUEST FOR MONEY
      • TO —————— March 16, 1860
    • TO —————— March 16, 1860
    • TO J. W. SOMERS.
      • SPRINGFIELD, March 17, 1860
    • SPRINGFIELD, March 17, 1860
    • ACCUSATION OF HAVING BEEN PAID FOR A POLITICAL SPEECH
      • TO C. F. McNEIL.
    • TO C. F. McNEIL.
    • TO H. TAYLOR.
      • SPRINGFIELD, ILL., April 21, 1860.
    • SPRINGFIELD, ILL., April 21, 1860.
    • TELEGRAM TO A MEMBER OF THE ILLINOIS DELEGATION
      • AT THE CHICAGO CONVENTION. SPRINGFIELD, May 17? 1860.
    • AT THE CHICAGO CONVENTION. SPRINGFIELD, May 17? 1860.
    • REPLY TO THE COMMITTEE SENT BY THE CHICAGO CONVENTION TO INFORM
      • LINCOLN OF HIS NOMINATION,
    • LINCOLN OF HIS NOMINATION,
    • ACCEPTANCE OF NOMINATION AS REPUBLICAN CANDIDATE FOR PRESIDENT
      • OF THE UNITED STATES
    • OF THE UNITED STATES
    • To C. B. SMITH.
      • SPRINGFIELD, ILL., May 26, 1860.
    • SPRINGFIELD, ILL., May 26, 1860.
    • FORM OF REPLY PREPARED BY MR. LINCOLN,
    • TO E. B. WASHBURNE.
      • SPRINGFIELD, ILLINOIS, MAY 26, 1860
    • SPRINGFIELD, ILLINOIS, MAY 26, 1860
    • TO S. HAYCRAFT.
      • SPRINGFIELD, ILL., June 4, 1860.
    • SPRINGFIELD, ILL., June 4, 1860.
    • ABRAHAM OR "ABRAM"
      • TO G. ASHMUN.
    • TO G. ASHMUN.
    • UNAUTHORIZED BIOGRAPHY
      • TO S. GALLOWAY.
    • TO S. GALLOWAY.
    • TO HANNIBAL HAMLIN.
      • SPRINGFIELD, ILLINOIS, July 18, 1860.
    • SPRINGFIELD, ILLINOIS, July 18, 1860.
    • TO A. JONAS.
      • (Confidential.) SPRINGFIELD, ILLINOIS, JULY 21, 1860.
    • (Confidential.) SPRINGFIELD, ILLINOIS, JULY 21, 1860.
    • TO JOHN B. FRY.
      • SPRINGFIELD, ILLINOIS, August 15, 1860.
    • SPRINGFIELD, ILLINOIS, August 15, 1860.
    • TO THURLOW WEED
      • SPRINGFIELD, ILL. August 17 1860.
    • SPRINGFIELD, ILL. August 17 1860.
    • SLOW TO LISTEN TO CRIMINATIONS
      • TO HON. JOHN ——————
    • TO HON. JOHN ——————
    • TO HANNIBAL HAMLIN
      • SPRINGFIELD, ILLINOIS, September 4, 1860
    • SPRINGFIELD, ILLINOIS, September 4, 1860
    • TO E. B. WASHBURNE.
      • SPRINGFIELD, ILLINOIS, September 9, 1860
    • SPRINGFIELD, ILLINOIS, September 9, 1860
    • TO W. H. HERNDON.
      • SPRINGFIELD, ILL., OCTOBER 10, 1860
    • SPRINGFIELD, ILL., OCTOBER 10, 1860
    • TO L. M. BOND.
      • SPRINGFIELD, ILL., October 15, 1860
    • SPRINGFIELD, ILL., October 15, 1860
    • LETTER SUGGESTING A BEARD
      • TO MISS GRACE BEDELL, RIPLEY N.Y.
    • TO MISS GRACE BEDELL, RIPLEY N.Y.
    • EARLY INFORMATION ON ARMY DEFECTION IN SOUTH
      • TO D. HUNTER.
    • TO D. HUNTER.
    • TO HANNIBAL HAMLIN
      • (Confidential.) SPRINGFIELD. ILLINOIS, November 8, 1860
    • (Confidential.) SPRINGFIELD. ILLINOIS, November 8, 1860
    • TO SAMUEL HAYCRAFT.
      • (Private and Confidential.)
    • (Private and Confidential.)
    • TO ALEXANDER H. STEPHENS
      • SPRINGFIELD, ILL. NOV. 30, 1860
    • SPRINGFIELD, ILL. NOV. 30, 1860
    • TO HANNIBAL HAMLIN
      • (Private)
    • (Private)
    • BLOCKING "COMPROMISE" ON SLAVERY ISSUE
      • TO E. B. WASHBURNE
    • TO E. B. WASHBURNE
    • OPINION ON SECESSION
      • TO THURLOW WEED
    • TO THURLOW WEED
    • SOME FORTS SURRENDERED TO THE SOUTH
      • TO E. B. WASHBURNE
    • TO E. B. WASHBURNE
    • TO A. H. STEPHENS.
      • (For your own eye only) SPRINGFIELD, ILLINOIS, DECEMBER 22, 1860
    • (For your own eye only) SPRINGFIELD, ILLINOIS, DECEMBER 22, 1860
    • SUPPORT OF THE FUGITIVE SLAVE CLAUSE
      • MEMORANDUM
    • MEMORANDUM
    • TO D. HUNTER.
      • (Confidential.)
    • (Confidential.)
    • TO I. N. MORRIS
      • (Confidential.)
    • (Confidential.)
    • ATTEMPT TO FORM A COALITION CABINET
      • TO HANNIBAL HAMLIN
    • TO HANNIBAL HAMLIN
    • 1861
    • TO W. H. SEWARD.
      • (Private.)
    • (Private.)
    • TO E. D. MORGAN
      • SPRINGFIELD, ILL. FEB. 4, 1861
    • SPRINGFIELD, ILL. FEB. 4, 1861
    • PATRONAGE CLAIMS
      • TO THURLOW WEED
    • TO THURLOW WEED
    • FAREWELL ADDRESS AT SPRINGFIELD, ILLINOIS,
      • FEBRUARY 11, 1861
    • FEBRUARY 11, 1861
    • REMARKS AT TOLONO, ILLINOIS, FEBRUARY 11, 1861
    • REPLY TO ADDRESS OF WELCOME, INDIANAPOLIS,
      • INDIANA, FEBRUARY 11, 1861
    • INDIANA, FEBRUARY 11, 1861
    • ADDRESS TO THE LEGISLATURE OF INDIANA, AT INDIANAPOLIS,
      • FEBRUARY 12, 1861
    • FEBRUARY 12, 1861
    • INTENTIONS TOWARD THE SOUTH
      • ADDRESS TO THE MAYOR AND CITIZENS OF
    • ADDRESS TO THE MAYOR AND CITIZENS OF
    • ADDRESS TO THE GERMAN CLUB OF CINCINNATI, OHIO,
      • FEBRUARY 12, 1861
    • FEBRUARY 12, 1861
    • ADDRESS TO THE LEGISLATURE OF OHIO AT COLUMBUS
      • FEBRUARY 13, 1861
    • FEBRUARY 13, 1861
    • ADDRESS AT STEUBENVILLE, OHIO,
      • FEBRUARY 14, 1861
    • FEBRUARY 14, 1861
    • ADDRESS AT PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA
      • FEBRUARY 15, 1861
    • FEBRUARY 15, 1861
    • ADDRESS AT CLEVELAND, OHIO,
      • FEBRUARY 15, 1861
    • FEBRUARY 15, 1861
    • ADDRESS AT BUFFALO, NEW YORK,
      • FEBRUARY 16, 1861
    • FEBRUARY 16, 1861
    • ADDRESS AT ROCHESTER, NEW YORK,
      • FEBRUARY 18, 1861
    • FEBRUARY 18, 1861
    • ADDRESS AT SYRACUSE, NEW YORK,
      • FEBRUARY 18, 1861.
    • FEBRUARY 18, 1861.
    • ADDRESS AT UTICA, NEW YORK,
      • FEBRUARY 18, 1860
    • FEBRUARY 18, 1860
    • REPLY TO THE MAYOR OF ALBANY, NEW YORK
      • FEBRUARY 18, 1861.
    • FEBRUARY 18, 1861.
    • REPLY TO GOVERNOR MORGAN OF NEW YORK, AT ALBANY,
      • FEBRUARY 18, 1861.
    • FEBRUARY 18, 1861.
    • ADDRESS TO THE LEGISLATURE OF NEW YORK, AT ALBANY,
      • FEBRUARY 18, 1861.
    • FEBRUARY 18, 1861.
    • ADDRESS AT TROY, NEW YORK,
      • FEBRUARY 19, 1861
    • FEBRUARY 19, 1861
    • ADDRESS AT POUGHKEEPSIE, NEW YORK,
      • FEBRUARY 19, 1861
    • FEBRUARY 19, 1861
    • ADDRESS AT HUDSON, NEW YORK.
      • FEBRUARY 19, 1860
    • FEBRUARY 19, 1860
    • ADDRESS AT PEEKSKILL, NEW YORK,
      • FEBRUARY 19, 1861
    • FEBRUARY 19, 1861
    • ADDRESS AT FISHKILL LANDING
      • FEBRUARY 19, 1861
    • FEBRUARY 19, 1861
    • REMARKS AT THE ASTOR HOUSE, NEW YORK CITY, FEBRUARY 19, 1861
    • ADDRESS AT NEW YORK CITY,
      • FEBRUARY 19, 1861
    • FEBRUARY 19, 1861
    • REPLY TO THE MAYOR OF NEW YORK CITY,
      • FEBRUARY 20, 1861
    • FEBRUARY 20, 1861
    • ADDRESS AT JERSEY CITY, NEW JERSEY
      • FEBRUARY 21, 1860
    • FEBRUARY 21, 1860
    • REPLY TO THE MAYOR OF NEWARK, NEW JERSEY,
      • FEBRUARY 21, 1861.
    • FEBRUARY 21, 1861.
    • ADDRESS IN TRENTON AT THE TRENTON HOUSE,
      • FEBRUARY 21, 1861
    • FEBRUARY 21, 1861
    • ADDRESS TO THE SENATE OF NEW JERSEY
      • FEBRUARY 21, 1861
    • FEBRUARY 21, 1861
    • ADDRESS TO THE ASSEMBLY OF NEW JERSEY,
      • FEBRUARY 21, 1861
    • FEBRUARY 21, 1861
    • REPLY TO THE MAYOR OF PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA,
      • FEBRUARY 21, 1861
    • FEBRUARY 21, 1861
    • ADDRESS IN THE HALL OF INDEPENDENCE, PHILADELPHIA,
      • FEBRUARY 22, 1861
    • FEBRUARY 22, 1861
    • REPLY TO THE WILMINGTON DELEGATION,
      • FEBRUARY 22, 1861
    • FEBRUARY 22, 1861
    • ADDRESS AT LANCASTER, PENNSYLVANIA,
      • FEBRUARY 22, 1860
    • FEBRUARY 22, 1860
    • ADDRESS TO THE LEGISLATURE OF PENNSYLVANIA, AT HARRISBURG,
      • FEBRUARY 22, 1861
    • FEBRUARY 22, 1861
    • REPLY TO THE MAYOR OF WASHINGTON, D.C.,
      • FEBRUARY 27, 1861
    • FEBRUARY 27, 1861
    • REPLY TO A SERENADE AT WASHINGTON, D.C.,
      • FEBRUARY 28, 1861
    • FEBRUARY 28, 1861
    • WASHINGTON, SUNDAY, MARCH 3, 1861
    • FIRST INAUGURAL ADDRESS, MARCH 4, 1861
    • REFUSAL OF SEWARD RESIGNATION
      • TO WM. H. SEWARD.
    • TO WM. H. SEWARD.
    • REPLY TO THE PENNSYLVANIA DELEGATION,
      • WASHINGTON, MARCH 5, 1861
    • WASHINGTON, MARCH 5, 1861
    • REPLY TO THE MASSACHUSETTS DELEGATION,
      • WASHINGTON, MARCH 5, 1861
    • WASHINGTON, MARCH 5, 1861
    • TO SECRETARY SEWARD
      • EXECUTIVE CHAMBER, MARCH 7, 1861
    • EXECUTIVE CHAMBER, MARCH 7, 1861
    • REPLY TO THE DIPLOMATIC CORPS
      • WASHINGTON, THURSDAY, MARCH 7, 1861
    • WASHINGTON, THURSDAY, MARCH 7, 1861
    • TO SECRETARY SEWARD
      • EXECUTIVE MANSION, MARCH 11,1861
    • EXECUTIVE MANSION, MARCH 11,1861
    • TO J. COLLAMER
      • EXECUTIVE MANSION, MARCH 12, 1861
    • EXECUTIVE MANSION, MARCH 12, 1861
    • TO THE POSTMASTER-GENERAL.
      • EXECUTIVE MANSION, MARCH 13, 1861
    • EXECUTIVE MANSION, MARCH 13, 1861
    • NOTE ASKING CABINET OPINIONS ON FORT SUMTER.
      • EXECUTIVE MANSION, MARCH 15, 1861
    • EXECUTIVE MANSION, MARCH 15, 1861
    • ON ROYAL ARBITRATION OF AMERICAN BOUNDARY LINE
      • TO THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES
    • TO THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES
    • AMBASSADORIAL APPOINTMENTS
      • TO SECRETARY SEWARD.
    • TO SECRETARY SEWARD.
    • TO G. E. PATTEN.
      • EXECUTIVE MANSION, March 19, 1861.
    • EXECUTIVE MANSION, March 19, 1861.
    • RESPONSE TO SENATE INQUIRY RE. FORT SUMTER
      • MESSAGE TO THE SENATE.
    • MESSAGE TO THE SENATE.
    • PREPARATION OF FIRST NAVAL ACTION
      • TO THE SECRETARY OF WAR
    • TO THE SECRETARY OF WAR
    • TO ——— STUART.
      • WASHINGTON, March 30, 1861
    • WASHINGTON, March 30, 1861
    • TO THE COMMANDANT OF THE NEW YORK NAVY-YARD.
      • NAVY DEPT., WASHINGTON, April 1, 1861
    • NAVY DEPT., WASHINGTON, April 1, 1861
    • TO LIEUTENANT D. D. PORTER
      • EXECUTIVE MANSION, April 1, 1861
    • EXECUTIVE MANSION, April 1, 1861
    • RELIEF EXPEDITION FOR FORT SUMTER
      • ORDER TO OFFICERS OF THE ARMY AND NAVY.
    • ORDER TO OFFICERS OF THE ARMY AND NAVY.
    • ORDER TO CAPTAIN SAMUEL MERCER.
      • (Confidential.)
    • (Confidential.)
    • SECRETARY SEWARD'S BID FOR POWER
      • MEMORANDUM FROM SECRETARY SEWARD, APRIL 1, 1861
    • MEMORANDUM FROM SECRETARY SEWARD, APRIL 1, 1861
    • REPLY TO SECRETARY SEWARD'S MEMORANDUM
      • EXECUTIVE MANSION, APRIL 1, 1861
    • EXECUTIVE MANSION, APRIL 1, 1861
    • REPLY TO A COMMITTEE FROM THE VIRGINIA CONVENTION, APRIL 13, 1861
    • PROCLAMATION CALLING FOR 75,000 MILITIA,
      • AND CONVENING CONGRESS IN EXTRA SESSION, APRIL 15, 1861.
    • AND CONVENING CONGRESS IN EXTRA SESSION, APRIL 15, 1861.
    • PROCLAMATION OF BLOCKADE, APRIL 19, 1861
    • TO GOVERNOR HICKS AND MAYOR BROWN.
      • WASHINGTON, April 20, 1861
    • WASHINGTON, April 20, 1861
    • TO GOVERNOR HICKS.
      • WASHINGTON, April 20, 1861
    • WASHINGTON, April 20, 1861
    • ORDER TO DEFEND FROM A MARYLAND INSURRECTION
      • ORDER TO GENERAL SCOTT. WASHINGTON, April 25, 1861
    • ORDER TO GENERAL SCOTT. WASHINGTON, April 25, 1861
    • PROCLAMATION OF BLOCKADE, APRIL 27, 1861
    • REMARKS TO A MILITARY COMPANY, WASHINGTON, APRIL 27, 1861
    • LOCALIZED REPEAL OF WRIT OF HABEAS CORPUS
      • TO GENERAL SCOTT.
    • TO GENERAL SCOTT.
    • MILITARY ENROLLMENT OF ST. LOUIS CITIZENS
      • FROM THE SECRETARY OF WAR WAR DEPARTMENT, April 30, 1861
    • FROM THE SECRETARY OF WAR WAR DEPARTMENT, April 30, 1861
    • CONDOLENCE OVER FAILURE OF FT. SUMTER RELIEF
      • TO GUSTAVUS V. FOX.
    • TO GUSTAVUS V. FOX.
    • PROCLAMATION CALLING FOR 42,034 VOLUNTEERS,
      • MAY 3, 1861
    • MAY 3, 1861
    • COMMUNICATION WITH VICE-PRESIDENT
      • TO VICE-PRESIDENT HAMLIN.
    • TO VICE-PRESIDENT HAMLIN.
    • ORDER TO COLONEL ANDERSON,
      • MAY 7, 1861
    • MAY 7, 1861
    • PROCLAMATION SUSPENDING THE WRIT OF HABEAS CORPUS IN FLORIDA,
      • MAY 10, 1861.
    • MAY 10, 1861.
    • TO SECRETARY WELLES.
      • EXECUTIVE MANSION, May 11, 1861
    • EXECUTIVE MANSION, May 11, 1861
    • PRESIDENT LINCOLN'S CORRECTIONS OF A DIPLOMATIC DESPATCH
      • WRITTEN BY THE SECRETARY OF STATE TO MINISTER ADAMS
    • WRITTEN BY THE SECRETARY OF STATE TO MINISTER ADAMS
    • TO THE SECRETARY OF WAR,
      • EXECUTIVE MANSION, May 21, 1861.
    • EXECUTIVE MANSION, May 21, 1861.
    • TO GOVERNOR MORGAN.
      • WASHINGTON, May 12, 1861
    • WASHINGTON, May 12, 1861
    • TO CAPTAIN DAHLGREEN.
      • EXECUTIVE, MANSION, May 23, 1863.
    • EXECUTIVE, MANSION, May 23, 1863.
    • LETTER OF CONDOLENCE TO ONE OF FIRST CASUALTIES
      • TO COLONEL ELLSWORTH'S PARENTS, WASHINGTON, D.C., May 25, 1861
    • TO COLONEL ELLSWORTH'S PARENTS, WASHINGTON, D.C., May 25, 1861
    • TO COLONEL BARTLETT.
      • WASHINGTON, May 27, 1861
    • WASHINGTON, May 27, 1861
    • MEMORANDUM ABOUT INDIANA REGIMENTS.
      • WASHINGTON, JUNE 11, 1861
    • WASHINGTON, JUNE 11, 1861
    • TO THE SECRETARY OF WAR.
      • EXECUTIVE MANSION, JUNE 13, 1861
    • EXECUTIVE MANSION, JUNE 13, 1861
    • TO THE SECRETARY OF WAR.
      • EXECUTIVE MANSION, JUNE 13, 1861 HON. SECRETARY OF WAR.
    • EXECUTIVE MANSION, JUNE 13, 1861 HON. SECRETARY OF WAR.
    • TO THE SECRETARY OF WAR.
      • EXECUTIVE MANSION, June 17, 1861
    • EXECUTIVE MANSION, June 17, 1861
    • TO THE SECRETARY OF WAR.
      • EXECUTIVE MANSION, JUNE 17,1861
    • EXECUTIVE MANSION, JUNE 17,1861
    • TO N. W. EDWARDS
      • WASHINGTON, D. C., June 19, 1861
    • WASHINGTON, D. C., June 19, 1861
    • TO SECRETARY CAMERON.
      • EXECUTIVE MANSION, June 20, 1861.
    • EXECUTIVE MANSION, June 20, 1861.
    • HON. SECRETARY OF WAR.
      • [Indorsement.]
    • [Indorsement.]
    • TO THE KENTUCKY DELEGATION.
      • EXECUTIVE MANSION, June 29, 1861.
    • EXECUTIVE MANSION, June 29, 1861.
    • August 5, 1861.
    • ORDER AUTHORIZING GENERAL SCOTT TO SUSPEND THE WRIT OF HABEAS CORPUS, JULY
    • TO SECRETARY SEWARD.
      • EXECUTIVE MANSION, JULY 3, 1861
    • EXECUTIVE MANSION, JULY 3, 1861
    • MESSAGE TO CONGRESS IN SPECIAL SESSION,
      • JULY 4, 1861.
    • JULY 4, 1861.
    • TO THE SECRETARY OF THE INTERIOR.
      • EXECUTIVE MANSION, July 6, 1861.
    • EXECUTIVE MANSION, July 6, 1861.
    • MESSAGE TO THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES.
      • TO THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES:
    • TO THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES:
    • MESSAGE TO CONGRESS.
      • TO THE SENATE AND HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES:
    • TO THE SENATE AND HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES:
    • MESSAGE TO CONGRESS.
      • TO THE SENATE AND HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES:
    • TO THE SENATE AND HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES:
    • TO THE ADJUTANT-GENERAL
      • WASHINGTON, JULY 19, 1861
    • WASHINGTON, JULY 19, 1861
    • MEMORANDA OF MILITARY POLICY SUGGESTED BY THE BULL RUN DEFEAT. JULY 23,
    • TO THE GOVERNOR OF NEW JERSEY.
      • WASHINGTON, D.C., July 24, 1861
    • WASHINGTON, D.C., July 24, 1861
    • MESSAGE TO THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES.
      • TO THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES:
    • TO THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES:
    • MESSAGE TO THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES.
      • TO THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES:
    • TO THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES:
    • TO SECRETARY CHASE.
      • EXECUTIVE MANSION, JULY 16, 1861
    • EXECUTIVE MANSION, JULY 16, 1861
    • MESSAGE TO THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES.
      • TO THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES:
    • TO THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES:
    • MESSAGE TO THE SENATE.
      • TO THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES:
    • TO THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES:
    • MESSAGE TO THE SENATE.
      • TO THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES:
    • TO THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES:
    • ORDER TO UNITED STATES MARSHALS.
      • EXECUTIVE MANSION, WASHINGTON, D.C., JULY 31, 1861
    • EXECUTIVE MANSION, WASHINGTON, D.C., JULY 31, 1861
    • MESSAGE TO THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES.
      • TO THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES:
    • TO THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES:
    • MESSAGE TO THE SENATE.
      • TO THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES:
    • TO THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES:
    • TO SECRETARY CAMERON.
      • EXECUTIVE MANSION, AUGUST 7, 1861
    • EXECUTIVE MANSION, AUGUST 7, 1861
    • PROCLAMATION OF A NATIONAL FAST-DAY, AUGUST 12, 1861.
    • TO JAMES POLLOCK.
      • WASHINGTON, AUGUST 15, 1861
    • WASHINGTON, AUGUST 15, 1861
    • TELEGRAM TO GOVERNOR O. P. MORTON.
      • WASHINGTON, D.C., AUGUST 15, 1861
    • WASHINGTON, D.C., AUGUST 15, 1861
    • TELEGRAM TO GENERAL FREMONT,
      • WASHINGTON, August 15, 1861
    • WASHINGTON, August 15, 1861
    • PROCLAMATION FORBIDDING INTERCOURSE WITH REBEL STATES, AUGUST 16, 1861.
    • TO SECRETARY CAMERON.
      • EXECUTIVE MANSION, August 17, 1861
    • EXECUTIVE MANSION, August 17, 1861
    • TO GOVERNOR MAGOFFIN,
      • WASHINGTON, D.C., AUGUST 24, 1861
    • WASHINGTON, D.C., AUGUST 24, 1861
    • TO GENERAL FREMONT.
      • WASHINGTON, D.C., SEPTEMBER 2, 1861
    • WASHINGTON, D.C., SEPTEMBER 2, 1861
    • TELEGRAM TO GOVERNORS
    • TO GENERAL FREMONT.
      • WASHINGTON, D.C., SEPTEMBER 11, 1861
    • WASHINGTON, D.C., SEPTEMBER 11, 1861
    • TO MRS. FREMONT.
      • WASHINGTON, D.C., September 12, 1861
    • WASHINGTON, D.C., September 12, 1861
    • TO JOSEPH HOLT,
      • EXECUTIVE MANSION, SEPTEMBER 12, 1861
    • EXECUTIVE MANSION, SEPTEMBER 12, 1861
    • TO GENERAL SCOTT
      • WASHINGTON, D.C., September 16, 1861.
    • WASHINGTON, D.C., September 16, 1861.
    • TO SECRETARY CAMERON.
      • EXECUTIVE MANSION, September 18, 1861
    • EXECUTIVE MANSION, September 18, 1861
    • TO GENERAL FREMONT,
      • WASHINGTON, SEPTEMBER 12, 1861
    • WASHINGTON, SEPTEMBER 12, 1861
    • To O. H. BROWNING.
      • (Private and Confidential)
    • (Private and Confidential)
    • MEMORANDUM FOR A PLAN OF CAMPAIGN
      • [OCTOBER 1?] 1861
    • [OCTOBER 1?] 1861
    • TO THE SECRETARY OF STATE.
      • EXECUTIVE MANSION, October 4, 1861
    • EXECUTIVE MANSION, October 4, 1861
    • TO THE VICEROY OF EGYPT.
      • WASHINGTON, October 11, 1861.
    • WASHINGTON, October 11, 1861.
    • ORDER AUTHORIZING SUSPENSION OF THE WRIT OF HABEAS CORPUS.
      • October 14 1861
    • October 14 1861
    • TO SECRETARY OF INTERIOR.
      • EXECUTIVE MANSION, October 14, 1861
    • EXECUTIVE MANSION, October 14, 1861
    • TWO SONS WHO WANT TO WORK
      • TO MAJOR RAMSEY.
    • TO MAJOR RAMSEY.
    • TO GENERAL THOMAS W. SHERMAN.
      • WASHINGTON, October 18, 1861.
    • WASHINGTON, October 18, 1861.
    • TO GENERAL CURTIS, WITH INCLOSURES.
      • WASHINGTON, October 24, 1861
    • WASHINGTON, October 24, 1861
    • WASHINGTON, October 24, 1861
      • BRIGADIER-GENERAL S. R. CURTIS.
    • BRIGADIER-GENERAL S. R. CURTIS.
    • WASHINGTON, October 24, 1861
      • TO THE COMMANDER OF THE DEPARTMENT OF THE WEST.
    • TO THE COMMANDER OF THE DEPARTMENT OF THE WEST.
    • ORDER RETIRING GENERAL SCOTT AND APPOINTING
      • GENERAL McCLELLAN HIS SUCCESSOR. (General Orders, No.94.)
    • GENERAL McCLELLAN HIS SUCCESSOR. (General Orders, No.94.)
    • EXECUTIVE MANSION, WASHINGTON.
      • November 1, 1861
    • November 1, 1861
    • ORDER APPROVING THE PLAN OF GOVERNOR GAMBLE OF MISSOURI.
      • EXECUTIVE MANSION, WASHINGTON,
    • EXECUTIVE MANSION, WASHINGTON,
    • REPLY TO THE MINISTER FROM SWEDEN.
      • November 8, 1861.
    • November 8, 1861.
    • INDORSEMENT AUTHORIZING MARTIAL LAW IN SAINT LOUIS.
      • St. Louis, November 20, 1861. (Received Nov. 20th.)
    • St. Louis, November 20, 1861. (Received Nov. 20th.)
    • OFFER TO COOPERATE AND GIVE SPECIAL LINE OF INFORMATION TO HORACE GREELEY
      • TO GOVERNOR WALKER.
    • TO GOVERNOR WALKER.
    • ORDER AUTHORIZING GENERAL HALLECK TO SUSPEND THE WRIT OF HABEAS CORPUS,
      • DECEMBER 2, 1861.
    • DECEMBER 2, 1861.
    • ANNUAL MESSAGE TO CONGRESS.
      • WASHINGTON, December 3, 1861
    • WASHINGTON, December 3, 1861
    • MESSAGE TO CONGRESS.
      • WASHINGTON, December 20, 1861.
    • WASHINGTON, December 20, 1861.
    • LETTER OF REPRIMAND TO GENERAL HUNTER
      • TO GENERAL HUNTER.
    • TO GENERAL HUNTER.
    • TELEGRAM TO GENERAL HALLECK.
      • WASHINGTON, D.C., December 31, 1861
    • WASHINGTON, D.C., December 31, 1861
    • 1862
    • TELEGRAM TO GENERAL D. C. BUELL.
      • WASHINGTON CITY, January 1, 1862
    • WASHINGTON CITY, January 1, 1862
    • TO GENERAL H. W. HALLECK.
      • EXECUTIVE MANSION, January 1, 1862
    • EXECUTIVE MANSION, January 1, 1862
    • TO THE PEOPLE OF MARYLAND,
    • MESSAGE TO CONGRESS.
      • WASHINGTON, January 2, 1862
    • WASHINGTON, January 2, 1862
    • MESSAGES OF DISAPPOINTMENT WITH HIS GENERALS
      • TELEGRAM TO GENERAL D. C. BUELL.
    • TELEGRAM TO GENERAL D. C. BUELL.
    • TO GENERAL D. C. BUELL.
      • EXECUTIVE MANSION, WASHINGTON,
    • EXECUTIVE MANSION, WASHINGTON,
    • TELEGRAM TO GENERAL BUELL.
      • WASHINGTON, January 7, 1862.
    • WASHINGTON, January 7, 1862.
    • MESSAGE TO CONGRESS.
      • WASHINGTON, January 10, 1862
    • WASHINGTON, January 10, 1862
    • INDORSEMENT ON LETTER FROM GENERAL HALLECK,
      • JANUARY 10, 1862.
    • JANUARY 10, 1862.
    • TELEGRAM TO GOVERNOR ANDREW.
      • WASHINGTON, D. C., January 11, 1862
    • WASHINGTON, D. C., January 11, 1862
    • TO GENERAL D. C. BUELL.
      • EXECUTIVE MANSION, WASHINGTON, January 13, 1861
    • EXECUTIVE MANSION, WASHINGTON, January 13, 1861
    • TO GENERAL H. W. HALLECK.
      • EXECUTIVE MANSION, WASHINGTON, January 1, 1862.
    • EXECUTIVE MANSION, WASHINGTON, January 1, 1862.
    • MESSAGE TO CONGRESS.
      • WASHINGTON, January 17, 1862
    • WASHINGTON, January 17, 1862
    • TO GENERAL McCLELLAN.
      • DEPARTMENT OF STATE, WASHINGTON.
    • DEPARTMENT OF STATE, WASHINGTON.
    • PRESIDENT'S GENERAL WAR ORDER NO. 1
      • EXECUTIVE MANSION, WASHINGTON, January 27, 1862.
    • EXECUTIVE MANSION, WASHINGTON, January 27, 1862.
    • TO SECRETARY STANTON,
      • EXECUTIVE MANSION WASHINGTON, January 31, 1862
    • EXECUTIVE MANSION WASHINGTON, January 31, 1862
    • PRESIDENT'S SPECIAL WAR ORDER NO. 1.
      • EXECUTIVE MANSION, WASHINGTON, January 31, 1862.
    • EXECUTIVE MANSION, WASHINGTON, January 31, 1862.
    • OPPOSITION TO McCLELLAN'S PLANS
      • TO GENERAL G. B. McCLELLAN,
    • TO GENERAL G. B. McCLELLAN,
    • Memorandum accompanying Letter of President Lincoln to General McClellan,
      • dated February 3,1862.
    • dated February 3,1862.
    • TO WM. H. HERNDON.
      • EXECUTIVE MANSION, WASHINGTON, February 3, 1862.
    • EXECUTIVE MANSION, WASHINGTON, February 3, 1862.
    • RESPITE FOR NATHANIEL GORDON
      • February 4, 1862
    • February 4, 1862
    • MESSAGE TO THE SENATE.
      • WASHINGTON CITY, February 4. 1862
    • WASHINGTON CITY, February 4. 1862
    • TO GENERALS D. HUNTER AND J. H. LANE.
      • EXECUTIVE MANSION WASHINGTON, FEBRUARY 4, 1862.
    • EXECUTIVE MANSION WASHINGTON, FEBRUARY 4, 1862.
    • EXECUTIVE ORDER NO. 1, RELATING TO POLITICAL PRISONERS.
      • WAR DEPARTMENT, WASHINGTON, February 14,1862.
    • WAR DEPARTMENT, WASHINGTON, February 14,1862.
    • MESSAGE TO CONGRESS. WASHINGTON CITY, February 15, 1862
      • TO THE SENATE AND HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES OF THE UNITED STATES:
    • TO THE SENATE AND HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES OF THE UNITED STATES:
    • FIRST WRITTEN NOTICE OF GRANT
      • TO GENERAL H. W. HALLECK.
    • TO GENERAL H. W. HALLECK.
    • EXECUTIVE ORDER NO. 2.—IN RELATION TO STATE PRISONERS.
      • WAR DEPARTMENT, WASHINGTON CITY, FEBRUARY 27, 1862
    • WAR DEPARTMENT, WASHINGTON CITY, FEBRUARY 27, 1862
    • ORDER RELATING TO COMMERCIAL INTERCOURSE.
    • SPEECH TO THE PERUVIAN MINISTER,
      • WASHINGTON, D. C., MARCH 4, 1862
    • WASHINGTON, D. C., MARCH 4, 1862
    • MESSAGE TO CONGRESS RECOMMENDING COMPENSATED EMANCIPATION.
      • March 6, 1862
    • March 6, 1862
    • INDORSEMENT ON LETTER FROM GOVERNOR YATES.
      • STATE OF ILLINOIS, EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT, SPRINGFIELD, ILL., March 1, 1862
    • STATE OF ILLINOIS, EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT, SPRINGFIELD, ILL., March 1, 1862
    • PRESIDENT'S GENERAL WAR ORDER NO.2.
      • EXECUTIVE MANSION, WASHINGTON
    • EXECUTIVE MANSION, WASHINGTON
    • PRESIDENT'S GENERAL WAR ORDER NO.3.
      • EXECUTIVE MANSION, WASHINGTON, MARCH 8,1862
    • EXECUTIVE MANSION, WASHINGTON, MARCH 8,1862
    • INTERVIEW BETWEEN THE PRESIDENT AND SOME BORDER SLAVE STATE
      • REPRESENTATIVES, BY HON. J. W. CRISFIELD.
    • REPRESENTATIVES, BY HON. J. W. CRISFIELD.
    • PRESIDENT'S SPECIAL WAR ORDER NO.3.
      • EXECUTIVE MANSION, WASHINGTON, March 11, 1862.
    • EXECUTIVE MANSION, WASHINGTON, March 11, 1862.
    • FROM SECRETARY STANTON TO GENERAL MCCLELLAN.
      • WAR DEPARTMENT, March 13, 1862.
    • WAR DEPARTMENT, March 13, 1862.
    • SPEECH TO A PARTY OF MASSACHUSETTS GENTLEMAN
      • WASHINGTON, MARCH 13, 1862
    • WASHINGTON, MARCH 13, 1862
    • MESSAGE TO CONGRESS.
      • WASHINGTON CITY, March 20, 1862.
    • WASHINGTON CITY, March 20, 1862.
    • TO GENERAL G. B. McCLELLAN.
      • EXECUTIVE MANSION, WASHINGTON, MARCH 31, 1862
    • EXECUTIVE MANSION, WASHINGTON, MARCH 31, 1862
    • GIFT OF SOME RABBITS
      • TO MICHAEL CROCK. 360 N. Fourth St., Philadelphia.
    • TO MICHAEL CROCK. 360 N. Fourth St., Philadelphia.
    • INSTRUCTION TO SECRETARY STANTON.
      • EXECUTIVE MANSION, April 3, 1862.
    • EXECUTIVE MANSION, April 3, 1862.
    • TELEGRAM TO GENERAL McCLELLAN.
      • WASHINGTON, April 6, 1862.
    • WASHINGTON, April 6, 1862.
    • TO GENERAL G. B. McCLELLAN.
      • WASHINGTON, April 9, 1862
    • WASHINGTON, April 9, 1862
    • TO GENERAL H. W. HALLECK.
      • EXECUTIVE MANSION, WASHINGTON, April 9, 1862.
    • EXECUTIVE MANSION, WASHINGTON, April 9, 1862.
    • PROCLAMATION RECOMMENDING THANKSGIVING FOR VICTORIES,
      • APRIL 10, 1862.
    • APRIL 10, 1862.
    • ABOLISHING SLAVERY IN WASHINGTON, D.C.
      • MESSAGE TO CONGRESS. April 16, 1862.
    • MESSAGE TO CONGRESS. April 16, 1862.
    • TELEGRAM TO GENERAL G. B. McCLELLAN.
      • WASHINGTON, April 21, 1862.
    • WASHINGTON, April 21, 1862.
    • TO POSTMASTER-GENERAL
    • TELEGRAM TO GENERAL G. B. McCLELLAN.
      • WASHINGTON, April 29, 1862.
    • WASHINGTON, April 29, 1862.
    • MESSAGE TO THE SENATE, MAY 1, 1862.
      • TO THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES:
    • TO THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES:
    • TELEGRAM TO GENERAL McCLELLAN
      • EXECUTIVE MANSION, WASHINGTON, MAY 1, 1862
    • EXECUTIVE MANSION, WASHINGTON, MAY 1, 1862
    • TELEGRAM TO GENERAL H. W. HALLECK.
      • WAR DEPARTMENT, MAY 1, 1862
    • WAR DEPARTMENT, MAY 1, 1862
    • RESPONSE TO EVANGELICAL LUTHERANS, MAY 6, 1862
    • TELEGRAM TO FLAG-OFFICER L. M. GOLDSBOROUGH.
      • FORT MONROE, VIRGINIA, MAY 7, 1862
    • FORT MONROE, VIRGINIA, MAY 7, 1862
    • FURTHER REPRIMAND OF McCLELLAN
      • TO GENERAL G. B. McCLELLAN.
    • TO GENERAL G. B. McCLELLAN.
    • TO FLAG-OFFICER L. M. GOLDSBOROUGH,
      • FORT MONROE, VIRGINIA, May 10, 1862
    • FORT MONROE, VIRGINIA, May 10, 1862
    • PROCLAMATION RAISING THE BLOCKADE OF CERTAIN PORTS.
      • May 12, 1862.
    • May 12, 1862.
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