Manuscript/Mixed Material Diary Entry of Edward Bates, February 26, 1861.

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Title
Diary Entry of Edward Bates, February 26, 1861.
Contributor Names
Bates, Edward, 1793-1869 (Author)
Created / Published
February 26, 1861
Subject Headings
-  Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
-  Diary entry
Genre
Diary entry.
Notes
-  Edward Bates was appointed attorney general under President Lincoln. This diary entry describes his trip from St. Louis and his first days in Washington before Lincoln's inauguration.
-  Diary Entry of Edward Bates, February 26, 1861.
-  Forms part of Edward Bates papers, 1818-1904; for additional information, see: http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mss/eadmss.ms006047
-  Original document scanned in 1999-2000 for the former American Memory presentation “I Do Solemnly Swear”: Presidential Inaugurations (retired 2016).
Source Collection
Edward Bates papers, 1818-1904
Repository
Manuscript Division
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Bates, Edward. Diary Entry of Edward Bates, February 26, 1861. 1861. Manuscript/Mixed Material. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/pin2101/. (Accessed October 20, 2017.)

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Bates, E. (1861) Diary Entry of Edward Bates, February 26, 1861. [Manuscript/Mixed Material] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/pin2101/.

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Bates, Edward. Diary Entry of Edward Bates, February 26, 1861. 1861. Manuscript/Mixed Material. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/pin2101/>.