Quincy University -- TPS -- Primary Source Sets -- 1858 Illinois State Election [October 2008]

Library of Congress Teaching with Primary Sources at Quincy University

 

The following are resources selected from the Library of Congress on a specific topic.

1858
Illinois State
Election

Abraham Lincoln, 1858
  Jackson, Calvin, photographer. (1858). Abraham Lincoln, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing slightly left, taken in Pittsfield, Illinois, two weeks before the final Lincoln-Douglas debate in Lincoln's unsuccessful bid for the Senate, October 1, 1858. from Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division. http://www.loc.gov/pictures/item/98504517/ .
Illinois political campaign of 1858. Scrapbook assembled by Abraham Lincoln

May 1858:

Elihu B. Washburne to Abraham Lincoln, Thursday, May 06, 1858 (1858 campaign)
Friend S. Rutherford to Abraham Lincoln, Friday, May 07, 1858 (1858 campaign)
Abraham Lincoln to Elihu B. Washburne, Monday, May 10, 1858 (1858 campaign)
George F. Brown to Abraham Lincoln, Friday, May 14, 1858 (1858 campaign)
Abraham Lincoln to Elihu B. Washburne, Saturday, May 15, 1858 (1858 campaign)
Abraham Lincoln to Elihu B. Washburne, Thursday, May 27, 1858 (Senate)

 

July 1858:

William J. Usrey to Abraham Lincoln, Monday, July 19, 1858 (Senate)
Lyman Trumbull to Abraham Lincoln, Monday, July 19, 1858 (Senate)
John Mathers to Abraham Lincoln, Monday, July 19, 1858 (Senate)
Abraham Lincoln to Stephen A. Douglas, Saturday, July 24, 1858 (Debates)
Stephen A. Douglas to Abraham Lincoln, Saturday, July 24, 1858 (Debates)
Norman B. Judd to Abraham Lincoln, Tuesday, July 27, 1858 (Debates)
Abraham Lincoln to Stephen A. Douglas, Thursday, July 29, 1858 (Debates)
Stephen A. Douglas to Abraham Lincoln, Friday, July 30, 1858 (Debates)
Abraham Jonas to Abraham Lincoln, Friday, July 30, 1858 (with Clipping; Senate)

 

August 1858:

Abraham Jonas to Abraham Lincoln, Thursday, August 05, 1858 (Senate)
John M. Shaffer to Abraham Lincoln, Tuesday, August 17, 1858 (Senate)
William H. L. Wallace to Abraham Lincoln, Wednesday, August 18, 1858 (Senate)
William H. L. Wallace to Abraham Lincoln, Thursday, August 19, 1858 (Senate)
L. D. Whiting to Abraham Lincoln, Monday, August 23, 1858 (Senate)
Lyman Trumbull to Abraham Lincoln, August 24 [1858] (1858 campaign)
B. Lewis to Abraham Lincoln, Wednesday, August 25, 1858 (Senate)
Schuyler Colfax to Abraham Lincoln, Wednesday, August 25, 1858 (Senate)
Richard Yates to Abraham Lincoln, [August 26, 1858] (Senate)
Charles L. Wilson to Abraham Lincoln, August 26, 1858 (with Clipping; Senate)
Henry C. Whitney to Abraham Lincoln, Thursday, August 26, 1858 (Senate)
Joseph Medill to Abraham Lincoln, [August 27, 1858] (Senate)
Charles H. Ray to Abraham Lincoln, Friday, August 27, 1858 (Senate)
Joseph Medill to Abraham Lincoln, [August 27, 1858] (Senate)

 

September 1858:

William Bross to Abraham Lincoln, Monday, September 06, 1858 (Senate)
John S. Winter to Abraham Lincoln, Thursday, September 09, 1858 (Senate)
Abraham Lincoln to Elihu B. Washburne, Thursday, September 16, 1858 (Debates)
John F. Farnsworth to Abraham Lincoln, Monday, September 20, 1858 (Senate)

 

October 1858:

Hawkins Taylor to Abraham Lincoln, Sunday, October 03, 1858 (Politics)
Chester P. Dewey to Abraham Lincoln, October 30 [1858]

 

After Debate:

H. D. Sharpe to Abraham Lincoln, Tuesday, November 09, 1858 (Politics)
Eleazer A. Paine to Abraham Lincoln, Tuesday, November 23, 1858 (Congressional candidacy)
Henry C. Whitney to Abraham Lincoln, Wednesday, December 08, 1858
H. Doolittle to Abraham Lincoln, Saturday, December 11, 1858 (Debates)
Ozias C. Skinner to Abraham Lincoln, Tuesday, December 28, 1858 (Speeches, 1858)
Sidney Breese to Abraham Lincoln, Wednesday, December 29, 1858 (Speeches, 1858)
Henry S. Fitch to Abraham Lincoln, Friday, January 07, 1859 (with clipping; speeches, 1858)
Abraham Jonas to Abraham Lincoln, Friday, July 20, 1860 (Lincoln's alleged association with Know Nothings)
Abraham Lincoln to Abraham Jonas, Saturday, July 21, 1860
Image for Honest old Abe on the Stump, Springfield 1858. Honest old Abe on the Stump, at the ratification Meeting of Presidential Nominations.
Lincoln Douglas debate Du Page County Centennial, August 27th, West Chicago
Washington Park (Buildings), Maine, Fourth, Hampshire, & Fifth Streets, Quincy, Adams County, IL