Abraham Lincoln Papers at the Library of Congress
The Abraham Lincoln Papers contain more than 150 items
to, from, or referring to Andrew Johnson. To find them,
go to the collection’s search
page and search in both descriptive information and
full text on the exact phrase Andrew Johnson (do not put
quotation marks around the words).
Among the collection’s Johnson-related materials
- Abraham Lincoln to Andrew Johnson, March
26, 1863, (Letter urging recruitment of black soldiers
- Andrew Johnson to Abraham Lincoln, November
18, 1864, (Telegram in reply to Lincoln's request
for election results).
- Andrew Johnson to Abraham Lincoln, January
17, 1865, (Telegram concerning abolition of slavery
American Time Capsule: Three Centuries of Broadsides and Other
The Printed Ephemera collection comprises 28,000 primary-source
items dating from the seventeenth century to the present
and encompasses key events and eras in American history.
this collection to find
items related to Andrew Johnson, including the War Department's general
orders announcing that Johnson had assumed the duties
of president as a result of Lincoln's death.
Century of Lawmaking for a New Nation: U.S. Congressional
Documents and Debates, 1774-1875
This collection contains a large selection of congressional
material related to Andrew Johnson's political career as
a member of the House of Representatives, U.S. senator,
vice president, and president, as well as his impeachment
trial in 1868. Search
this collection by date and publication to find materials
related to Johnson.
Do Solemnly Swear...": Presidential Inaugurations
This collection contains approximately 400 items relating
to presidential inaugurations, including an image of Andrew
Johnson taking the oath of office.