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Joseph Medill (1823-1899) letters to Abraham Lincoln in the Library of Congress (copies)

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Identifier: III-23
Scope and Contents This collection consists of photocopies and transcripts of letters from Joseph Medill to Abraham Lincoln, written between 1858 and 1865.The collection spans seven critical years in Lincoln's political career, from his unsuccessful campaign for a seat in the U.S. Senate in 1858, to the period following his re-election to the presidency in 1864 and before his assassination on April 14, 1865. Medill had no hesitancy in giving advice to Lincoln in almost all phases of his career: how to...

Joseph Medill (1823-1899). Papers relating to the administration of his estate

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Identifier: III-27
Overview Papers concerning the estate of Joseph Medill (managing editor of the Chicago Tribune)

Eleanor Medill Patterson Papers

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Identifier: VI-5
Overview The Eleanor Medill (Cissy) Patterson Papers consist chiefly of Medill, McCormick and Patterson family correspondence, Joseph Medill business and political letters, Chicago Tribune historical material, and a collection of letters of Joseph Medill and others to and from important people. The papers cover the years 1846-1910, approximately, with most of the material falling in the 1850-1899 period

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