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Ward Hill Lamon Papers: Finding Aid
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Boxes 1-32

Box  1

1850 December 4-1851 January 31

Box  2

1861 February 1-1861 March 2

Box  3

1861 March 3-1861 March 20

Box  4

1861 March 21-1861 April 9

Box  5

1861 April 10-1861 April 24

Box  6

1861 April 25-1861 May 17

Box  7

1861 May 18-1861 June 18

Box  8

1861 June 19-1861 August 31

Box  9

1861 September 1-1861 October 27

Box  10

1861 October 28-1861

Box  11

1862 January 1-1862 March 21

Box  12

1862 March 22-1862 August 13

Box  13

1862 August 15-1862

Box  14

1863 January 1-1863 April 8

Box  15

1863 April 9-1863 July 30

Box  16

1863 August 3-1863 November 14

Box  17

1863 November 15-[before 1864]

Box  18

1864 January 1-1864 March 17

Box  19

1864 March 18-1864 December 14

Box  20

1864 December 19-1865 February 27

Box  21

1865 February 28-1865 November 5

Box  22

1865 November 17-1867 August 16

Box  23

1867 September 18-1868 September 26

Box  24

1868 September 29-1869

Box  25

1870 January 1-1871

Box  26

[before 1872]-1875

Box  27

1876-1877

Box  28

1878-1880

Box  29

1881-1884

Box  30

1885-1886

Box  31

1887-1888

Box  32

1889-1894

 

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Contains:
  • LN 1947. [Herndon, William Henry]. Analysis of the Character and Mind of Abraham Lincoln. 1865 [December 12]
  • LN 1948. [Herndon, William Henry]. Imagination, etc. 1865 December 26.
  • LN 1949. [Herndon, William Henry]. Facts Illustrative of Mr. Lincoln's Patriotism and Statesmanship. [1866 January 23].
  • LN 2325. Herndon, William Henry. To Ward Hill Lamon. 1870 March 1.
  • LN 2326. Herndon, William Henry. To [Ward Hill Lamon]: Statement of Jas. T. Stuart and Jas. H. Mathenay. 1870 March 2.
  • LN 2327. Herndon, William Henry. To Ward Hill Lamon. 1870 March 3.
  • LN 2328.
  • LN 2328. [Herndon, William Henry]. [Copies of source material for Life of Lincoln, includes Ancestors of Lincoln, statements of John B. Helm, Samuel Haycroft, R. Wintersmith]. [Approximately 1870].
  • LN 2460. The Great Western Empire [memoir of a scheme for the partition of the Americas, 1848-1864]. [Approximately 1886].
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LN 2386 [Map - New Salem (Ill.)] Town of New Salem made for William H. Herndon. [Approximately 1832]

Manuscript map, 13 7/8 x 17 in.
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LN 2405 (1-16) Lamon, Ward Hill. Recollections of Abraham Lincoln [handwritten drafts of anecdotes to be used in articles for the press]. 1887-1890

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Miscellaneous manuscript materials

Contains 19 miscellaneous pieces:
  • Harrow, William. To Brown. 1861 May 1.
  • [Lamon, Ward Hill]. Address to Capt. Kennedy & officers of the Williamsport Home Guards. [Approximately 1861].
  • [Lamon, Ward Hill]. Draft of memoranda re: Clephane and Weston. [Approximately 1861].
  • [Lamon, Ward Hill]. Memoranda [on] a mediated attempt to break the military prison on Capitol Hill. [Approximately 1862].
  • [Lamon, Ward Hill]. The Abolitionists : a fragment of an address]. [Approximately 1866?]
  • Russell, John H. To the ... Court of Claims of the United States : [Representation regarding land constituting what is known as the Hot Springs Reservation ... in the State of Arkansas : incomplete draft in the hand of Ward H. Lamon]. [After 1870].
  • Holliday, Wm. H. Translation of Greek. [Approximately 1880]
  • [Lamon, Ward Hill]. "The Nautodometer." [Approximately 1880]
  • [Lamon, Ward Hill]. [Notes on politics in the United States]. [Approximately 1880].
  • [Blaine, James Gillespie]. To [Lord Granville?] [Fragment of a report on the cattle disease in the United States (contemporary copy in the handwriting of Dorothy Lamon)]. [Approximately 1881].
  • [Lamon, Ward Hill]. To "Mr. Editor" [memoranda on the Race Question]. [Approximately 1886].
  • [Lamon, Ward Hill]. [Draft of memorandum on advice to Lincoln from Comte Agénor de Gasparin]. [Approximately 1890].
  • [Lamon, Ward Hill]. [Notes on politics in the United States]. [Approximately 1892].
  • [Lamon, Ward Hill]. [Anecdote: Lincoln's fees (incomplete handwritten manuscript)].
  • [Lamon, Ward Hill]. [Lincoln & his humor].
  • [Lamon, Ward Hill]. Lincoln's kindness to our wounded soldiers.
  • [Lamon, Ward Hill]. Notes re: Gen D. Green.
  • [Lamon, Ward Hill]. Notes re: raising Confederate Vessels [incomplete].
  • Miscellaneous fragments of drafts, notes, etc.
 

Volumes

1

Herndon, William Henry. Life of Lincoln original manuscript. Vol. I

2

Herndon, William Henry. Life of Lincoln original manuscript. Vol. II

3

Herndon, William Henry. Life of Lincoln original manuscript. Vol. III

4

Lamon, Ward Hill. Life of Lincoln original manuscript. Vols. I-II.