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On February 10, 1840, Abraham Lincoln spoke at a Whig meeting in Peoria

it was the first important rally of the campaign

by Poor Richard Press

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Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Abraham Lincoln"s political career before 1861,
  • Political career before 1861

  • About the Edition

    Folder mailed in envelope with cachet (illustration of Abraham Lincoln at Peoria) symbolic of the event. Envelope is stamped and franked in Peoria, Ill., Feb 10, 1940.

    Edition Notes

    Statementprepared by The Poor Richard Press, 5053 Montana Street, Chicago, Illinois ; Theodore S. Charrney
    ContributionsCharrney, Theodore S., author
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 folded sheet ([4] pages) :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26664713M
    OCLC/WorldCa880930670


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As very young men they had come to Illinois, Lincoln from Indiana, Douglas from Vermont, and had grown up together in public life, Douglas as a Democrat, Lincoln as a Whig.

They had met first in Vandalia, inwhen Lincoln was in the Legislature and Douglas in the lobby; and again inboth as members of the Legislature. Lincoln spoke to a crowd in Peoria, Illinois, on Octooutlining the moral, political, and economic arguments against slavery that he would continue to uphold throughout his career.

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Kellogg then introduced to the meeting the Hon. Abram Lincoln, whig member of Congress from Illinois, a representative of free soil. Lincoln has a very tall and thin figure, with an intellectual face, showing a searching mind, and a cool judgment. He spoke in a clear and cool, and very eloquent manner, for an hour and a half, Page 2 carrying the audience with him in his able arguments.

This book is a study of American slavery and the political events that shaped Lincoln's attitude toward it. Conventional wisdom would indicate that Abraham Lincoln, known as the Great Emancipator, would also be an advocate of equal rights and racial integration/5().

Regarding Lincoln and Paradise Lost, a biography of Lincoln published in by a medical doctor and Methodist preacher, Robert H. Browne, claimed that Lincoln while a boy in Indiana obtained and read Milton's Paradise Lost (Abraham Lincoln and the Men of His Time, 2 vols.

[Cincinnati: Jennings & Pye, ], ). But Browne provides no Cited by: 2. Abraham Lincoln (Febru – Ap ) was the 16th President of the United States, serving from March until his assassination in April He successfully led his country through its greatest internal crisis, the American Civil War, preserving the Union and ending slavery.

Before his election in as the first Republican president, Lincoln had been a country lawyer Battles/wars: Black Hawk War. Therefore, King had already been running the house for nearly 3 months when Lincoln and other men dined here on Febru The dinner followed a rally for Whig presidential candidate William Henry Harrison on February 10th,at which Lincoln spoke.

CHAPTER 6: THE GATHERING STORM “mainly attributed the first choice”: Joseph Gillespie to WHH, Januin HI, p.

the worst blizzard in more than two decades: Entries for January 20–28,in Lincoln Day by Day: A Chronology, –Vol. Lincoln's Quincy talk repeated the one he had given in Peoria two weeks earlier.

The speech has been featured in books. Historian Lewis Lehrman in "Lincoln at Peoria: The Turning Point" summarizes it as the decisive discussion of Lincoln's developing insights on slavery and the beginning of. LINCOLN. RESOLUTIONS AT A WHIG MEETING AT SPRINGFIELD, ILLINOIS, MARCH 1, The object of the meeting was stated by Mr.

Lincoln of Springfield, who offered the following resolutions, which were unanimously adopted: Resolved, That a tariff of duties on imported goods, producing sufficient revenue for the payment of the necessary.

Archibald Williams (J – Septem ) was a United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the District of ms was a Appointed by: Abraham Lincoln. Abraham Lincoln was born on Februin a one-room log cabin at Sinking Spring farm, south of Hodgenville, in Hardin County, a land title dispute forced the family to leave, they relocated to Knob Creek farm, eight miles to the Thomas Lincoln, Abraham's father, had lost most of his land in Kentucky in legal disputes over land titles.

Abraham Lincoln was born on Februthe second child of Thomas Lincoln and Nancy Hanks Lincoln, in a one-room log cabin on Sinking Spring Farm near Hodgenville, Kentucky. He was a descendant of Samuel Lincoln, an Englishman who migrated from Hingham, Norfolk, to its namesake, Hingham, Massachusetts, in The family then migrated west, passing through New Jersey.

Abraham Lincoln gained significant legal, business, and political experience in the city he named in This page chronicles Mr. Lincoln's activities in Lincoln, Illinois, and describes other related topics. The Web site titled the Papers of Abraham Lincoln has a search feature that allows someone to access a list of many of Abraham Lincoln's known and documented legal and political.

LINCOLN, ABRAHAM (–), sixteenth president of the United States of America, was born on “Rock Spring” farm, 3 m. from Hodgenville, in Hardin (now Larue) county, Kentucky, on the 12th of February His grandfather, Abraham Lincoln, settled in Kentucky about and was killed by Indians in His father, Thomas (–), was born in Rockingham (then Augusta) county.

Harold Holzer’s new book, Lincoln President-Elect: Abraham Lincoln and the Great Secession Winter (New York: Simon & Schuster, ) challenges the traditional story of a weak and vacillating Lincoln in the four months between his election and inauguration and instead shows his political dexterity in facing the emerging crisis.

Abraham Lincoln (/ ˈ l ɪ ŋ k ən /; [2] Febru – Ap ) was an American statesman and lawyer who served as the 16th president of the United States (–).

Lincoln led the nation through its greatest moral, constitutional, and political crisis in the American Civil preserved the Union, abolished slavery, strengthened the federal government, and modernized. RESOLUTIONS AT A WHIG MEETING AT SPRINGFIELD, ILLINOIS, MARCH 1, CIRCULAR FROM WHIG COMMITTEE.

TO JOHN BENNETT. delivered in response to a serenade by some of his admirers on the evening of Novemhe spoke as follows: Abraham Lincoln, the rail-splitter, the Western country lawyer, was one of the shrewdest and most. Footnotes. Rufus Rockwell Wilson, editor, Lincoln Among His Friends: A Sheaf of Intimate Memories, p.

(Gilbert J. Greene, Christian Herald). Edgar DeWitt Jones, Lincoln and the Preachers, p. Michael Burlingame, editor, An Oral History of Abraham Lincoln, John G. Nicolay’s Interviews and Essays, p. 95 (Letter of Albert Hale to Theron Baldwin, ). Illinois participated on the Union side by sending hundreds of thousands of troops into battle.

Many military and political leaders trace their roots to Illinois. The war lasted nearly four years, ending on April 9,when the Confederacy surrendered. A few days later, on ApPresident Abraham Lincoln was assassinated. Smith left Washington for Philadelphia on Dec. 21, and apparently remained in the latter city until Jan.

27, Therefore, if Joseph Smith, Jr. really did preach before a distinguished audience in Carusi's saloon, it must have been on or about Jan.

27, On about Feb. 10, Smith left the nation's capital for Nauvoo. In November,he was married to Mary Todd. The distinguished statesman and diplomatist, Robert T. Lincoln, is the only survivor of his children.

Abraham Lincoln was already a successful lawyer when he was called upon, into represent his district in Congress, being the only Whig. The book goes on and on about various Whig party powerbrokers (in particular Thurlow Weed) and how they raised money or found stump speakers (such as Abraham Lincoln) to help Harrison’s campaign.

But the book is mostly just a series of anecdotes strung together with some old timey speak tossed in. Among the many Quincy lawyer-politician friends of Abraham Lincoln was an avid antislavery supporter who took an aggressive role in the Lincoln-for-President campaign inJackson Grimshaw.

Grimshaw and Lincoln, both former Whig party members, spoke on behalf of the Republican agenda to an enthusiastic crowd in Springfield on Feb. 1, Another factor suggesting Abraham’s connection with the case was that Lincoln may have been in Charleston about the time (Septem ) the case came up in the Circuit Court.

He was campaigning for the Whig ticket, on which he was an elector. There is a tradition that Abraham Lincoln spoke in Charleston during the campaign.

Read LINCOLN’S SPEECHES AND LETTERS of Speeches and Letters of Abraham Lincoln‚ by Abraham Lincoln free of charge on ReadCentral. More than books to choose from. No need to sign-up or to download. Abraham Jonas to Abraham Lincoln, Septem 1.

September 16 1 In the Fall of Lincoln spoke out forcefully, most notably at Springfield and Peoria in October, against the Kansas-Nebraska Act. Ultimately this renewed political activity would culminate in his first candidacy for the United States Senate later that year and.

Abraham Lincoln was born on Febru in a log cabin in the Kentucky wilderness. When be was a little boy his Grandfather fought in the Revolutionary War.

He had a. abeaham lincoln 6 abraham lincoln a history by john g. nicolay and john hay volume one new york the century co. copyright, andby john g. nicolay and john hat. copyright renewed;by helen g. nicolay.

e nt v,\ to the honobable egbert todd lincoln this wokk en is dedicated token of a life-long fbiendshjp and esteem. Lincoln, from the Committee on the Postoffice and Post Roads, made the following report: The Committee on the Post-office and Post Roads, to whom was referred the petition of H.

Barney, postmaster at Brimfield, Peoria County, Illinois, report: That they have been satisfied by evidence, that on the 15th of December,said petitioner had. Many Americans think of Abraham Lincoln, above all, as the president who freed the slaves.

Immortalized as the "Great Emancipator," he is widely regarded as a champion of black freedom who supported social equality of the races, and who fought the American Civil War () to free the slaves. While it is true that Lincoln regarded slavery.

This volume, with its companion, Abraham Lincoln: Speeches and Writingcomprises the most comprehensive selection ever published. over speeches, letters, and drafts take Lincoln from rural law practice to national prominence, and chart his emergence as an eloquent antislavery advocate and defender of the constitution.

included. From James A. Hamilton to Abraham Lincoln 1, J 1 ID: James A. Hamilton, the third son of Alexander Hamilton, was an influential member of the Democratic Party in New York until he switched to the Whig Party in.