Books  |  Collection  |  Manuscripts/Mixed Material Illinois political campaign of 1858. Scrapbook assembled by Abraham Lincoln.

Format Books
Collection
Manuscripts/Mixed Material
Contributors Lincoln, Abraham
Dates 1858
Location Illinois
Springfield
United States
Language English
Subjects (Stephen Arnold)
Douglas, Stephen A.
Illinois
Lincoln, Abraham
Lincoln Douglas Debates, Ill.
Oratory
Political Career Before 1861
Politics and Government
Scrapbooks
Slavery
Sources
Springfield
United States
Views on Slavery
Title
Illinois political campaign of 1858. Scrapbook assembled by Abraham Lincoln.
Other Title
illinois political campaign of 1858 : lincoln-douglas debates edited by abraham lincoln. printer's copy.
Contributor Names
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865.
Created / Published
[Springfield, Ill.] : 1858.
Subject Headings
-  Lincoln-Douglas Debates, Ill., 1858
-  Slavery--United States
-  United States--Politics and government--1857-1861
-  Lincoln, Abraham,--1809-1865--Political career before 1861--Sources
-  Lincoln, Abraham,--1809-1865--Oratory
-  Lincoln, Abraham,--1809-1865--Views on slavery
-  Douglas, Stephen A.--(Stephen Arnold),--1813-1861
-  Scrapbooks--Illinois--Springfield
Notes
-  Scrapbook of newspaper clippings assembled and mounted by Mr. Lincoln as a manuscript for publication. Contains the texts of the Lincoln-Douglas debates, speeches, and correspondence of Lincoln and Douglas published in newspaper accounts (primarily the Chicago Press & Tribune and the Chicago Times) between June 17 and Oct. 15, 1858. The title, captions, most notes and corrections said to be in Lincoln's hand. Other manuscript notations added by the publishers and printers. Cf. David C. Mearns' introduction in The Illinois political campaign of 1858: a facsimile of the printer's copy ... Library of Congress, 1958, p. 1-24.
-  Title from front free endpaper.
-  Later published under the title, Political debates between Hon. Abraham Lincoln and Hon. Stephen A. Douglas in the celebrated Campaign of 1858, in Illinois. Columbus, Ohio: Follett, Foster & Co., 1860. 268 p.
-  Leaves numbered in pencil.
-  First caption on verso of front flyleaf. First numbered leaf preceded by a blank leaf. Leaf following leaf 75 is blank and unnumbered. See The Illinois political campaign of 1858: a facsimile of the printer's copy ..., p. 14, for full details.
-  Bound in black glazed and embossed cloth over boards. Yellow endpapers. Spine (rebacked?) in black leather.
-  Catalog of the Alfred Whital Stern collection of Lincolniana, item 89 (citation for the facsimile ed.)
-  Gift of Alfred Whital Stern. Previous ownership traced in detail in The Illinois political campaign of 1858: a facsimile of the printer's copy ..., p. 19-20.
-  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site; and in microfilm at the Library of Congress: Microfilm 5318 (E).
-  Cat. as manuscript. vj34
Medium
[3], 95 [i.e. 97 total] leaves ; 36 cm. in a clamshell box 38 cm.
Call Number
E457.4 .L772 1858
Digital Id
lprbscsm scsm1048 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.rbc/lprbscsm.scsm1048
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.rbc/stern.00001
Library of Congress Catalog Number
2004573227


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