Warning: require(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /var/www/housedivided/sites/wp-settings.php on line 76 Warning: require_once(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /var/www/housedivided/sites/wp-includes/pomo/mo.php on line 10 Warning: require_once(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /var/www/housedivided/sites/wp-includes/pomo/translations.php on line 10 Warning: require_once(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /var/www/housedivided/sites/wp-includes/pomo/mo.php on line 11 Warning: require_once(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /var/www/housedivided/sites/wp-includes/load.php on line 320 Warning: require_once(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /var/www/housedivided/sites/wp-includes/load.php on line 412 Warning: require(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /var/www/housedivided/sites/wp-settings.php on line 93 Warning: require(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /var/www/housedivided/sites/wp-settings.php on line 94 Warning: require(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /var/www/housedivided/sites/wp-includes/ms-settings.php on line 14 Warning: require(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /var/www/housedivided/sites/wp-settings.php on line 134 Warning: require(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /var/www/housedivided/sites/wp-settings.php on line 135 Warning: require(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /var/www/housedivided/sites/wp-settings.php on line 136 Warning: require(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /var/www/housedivided/sites/wp-settings.php on line 137 Warning: require(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /var/www/housedivided/sites/wp-settings.php on line 138 Warning: require(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /var/www/housedivided/sites/wp-settings.php on line 139 Warning: require(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /var/www/housedivided/sites/wp-settings.php on line 140 Warning: require(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /var/www/housedivided/sites/wp-settings.php on line 141 Warning: require(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /var/www/housedivided/sites/wp-settings.php on line 142 Warning: require(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /var/www/housedivided/sites/wp-includes/script-loader.php on line 25 Warning: require(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /var/www/housedivided/sites/wp-includes/script-loader.php on line 28 Warning: require(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /var/www/housedivided/sites/wp-includes/script-loader.php on line 31 Warning: require(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /var/www/housedivided/sites/wp-includes/script-loader.php on line 34 Warning: require(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /var/www/housedivided/sites/wp-includes/script-loader.php on line 37 Warning: require(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /var/www/housedivided/sites/wp-settings.php on line 143 Warning: require(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /var/www/housedivided/sites/wp-settings.php on line 144 Warning: require(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /var/www/housedivided/sites/wp-settings.php on line 145 Warning: require(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /var/www/housedivided/sites/wp-settings.php on line 146 Warning: require(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /var/www/housedivided/sites/wp-settings.php on line 147 Warning: require(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /var/www/housedivided/sites/wp-settings.php on line 148 Warning: require(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /var/www/housedivided/sites/wp-settings.php on line 149 Warning: require(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /var/www/housedivided/sites/wp-settings.php on line 150 Warning: require(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /var/www/housedivided/sites/wp-settings.php on line 151 Warning: require(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /var/www/housedivided/sites/wp-settings.php on line 152 Warning: require(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /var/www/housedivided/sites/wp-settings.php on line 153 Warning: require(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /var/www/housedivided/sites/wp-settings.php on line 154 Warning: require(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /var/www/housedivided/sites/wp-settings.php on line 158 Warning: require(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /var/www/housedivided/sites/wp-settings.php on line 159 Warning: require(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /var/www/housedivided/sites/wp-settings.php on line 160 Warning: include_once(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /var/www/housedivided/sites/wp-settings.php on line 171 Warning: include_once(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /var/www/housedivided/sites/wp-settings.php on line 171 Warning: include_once(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /var/www/housedivided/sites/wp-settings.php on line 179 Warning: require_once(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /var/www/housedivided/sites/wp-content/plugins/akismet/akismet.php on line 47 Warning: require_once(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /var/www/housedivided/sites/wp-content/plugins/akismet/akismet.php on line 48 Warning: require_once(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /var/www/housedivided/sites/wp-content/plugins/akismet/akismet.php on line 58 Warning: include_once(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /var/www/housedivided/sites/wp-settings.php on line 179 Warning: require(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /var/www/housedivided/sites/wp-settings.php on line 201 Warning: include_once(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /var/www/housedivided/sites/wp-settings.php on line 214 Warning: include_once(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /var/www/housedivided/sites/wp-settings.php on line 214 Warning: include_once(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /var/www/housedivided/sites/wp-settings.php on line 214 Warning: include(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /var/www/housedivided/sites/wp-includes/script-loader.php on line 51 Warning: include_once(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /var/www/housedivided/sites/wp-settings.php on line 214 Warning: include_once(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /var/www/housedivided/sites/wp-settings.php on line 214 Warning: require_once(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /var/www/housedivided/sites/wp-includes/media.php on line 2104 Warning: include_once(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /var/www/housedivided/sites/wp-settings.php on line 214 Warning: include_once(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /var/www/housedivided/sites/wp-settings.php on line 214 Warning: require(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /var/www/housedivided/sites/wp-settings.php on line 219 Warning: require(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /var/www/housedivided/sites/wp-settings.php on line 220 Warning: require_once(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /var/www/housedivided/sites/wp-includes/functions.php on line 2905 Warning: include_once(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /var/www/housedivided/sites/wp-content/plugins/google-maps-embed/cets_EmbedGmaps.php on line 34 Warning: include_once(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /var/www/housedivided/sites/wp-content/plugins/google-maps-embed/cets_EmbedGmaps.php on line 35 Warning: require_once(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /var/www/housedivided/sites/wp-settings.php on line 314 Warning: include(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /var/www/housedivided/sites/wp-settings.php on line 328 Warning: require(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /var/www/housedivided/sites/wp-content/themes/responsive/functions.php on line 12 Warning: require(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /var/www/housedivided/sites/wp-content/themes/responsive/functions.php on line 13 Warning: require(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /var/www/housedivided/sites/wp-content/themes/responsive/functions.php on line 14 Warning: require(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /var/www/housedivided/sites/wp-content/themes/responsive/functions.php on line 15 Warning: require(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /var/www/housedivided/sites/wp-content/themes/responsive/functions.php on line 16 Warning: require(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /var/www/housedivided/sites/wp-content/themes/responsive/functions.php on line 17 Warning: include(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /var/www/housedivided/sites/wp-includes/script-loader.php on line 51 Warning: include(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /var/www/housedivided/sites/wp-includes/script-loader.php on line 566 Warning: require_once(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /var/www/housedivided/sites/wp-blog-header.php on line 16 Warning: include(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /var/www/housedivided/sites/wp-includes/template-loader.php on line 74 Warning: require_once(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /var/www/housedivided/sites/wp-includes/template.php on line 501 Know Nothings | Lincoln's Writings
Warning: require(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /var/www/housedivided/sites/wp-includes/template.php on line 503
Blog Archives
Warning: require(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /var/www/housedivided/sites/wp-includes/template.php on line 503

Letter to Norman Judd (October 20, 1858)

Ranking #9 on the list of 150 Most Teachable Lincoln Documents Annotated Transcript Context.  Toward the end of the 1858 campaign, Abraham Lincoln worried about election fraud. In this letter, he addressed the issue by warning Republican state party chairman

Warning: require(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /var/www/housedivided/sites/wp-includes/template.php on line 503
Tagged with: , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Honest Abe
Warning: require(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /var/www/housedivided/sites/wp-includes/template.php on line 503

Letter to Richard Yates (August 18, 1854)

Ranking #15 on the list of 150 Most Teachable Lincoln Documents Annotated Transcript Context.  In the summer of 1854, Abraham Lincoln was a 45-year-old attorney and former one-term US congressman living in Springfield, Illinois. However, in this letter to Richard

Warning: require(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /var/www/housedivided/sites/wp-includes/template.php on line 503
Tagged with: , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Honest Abe
Warning: require(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /var/www/housedivided/sites/wp-includes/template.php on line 503

Instructions for John Nicolay (July 16, 1860)

Ranking #82 on the list of 150 Most Teachable Lincoln Documents Annotated Transcript “Tell him my motto is “Fairness to all,” But commit me to nothing.” On This Date HD Daily Report, July 16, 1860 Custom Map View in Larger Map

Warning: require(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /var/www/housedivided/sites/wp-includes/template.php on line 503
Tagged with: , , , , , , ,
Posted in Honest Abe
Warning: require(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /var/www/housedivided/sites/wp-includes/template.php on line 503

Letter to Owen Lovejoy (August 11, 1855)

Ranking #96 on the list of 150 Most Teachable Lincoln Documents Annotated Transcript “Know-nothingism has not yet entirely tumbled to pieces—nay, it is even a little encouraged by the late elections in Tennessee, Kentucky & Alabama. Until we can get

Warning: require(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /var/www/housedivided/sites/wp-includes/template.php on line 503
Tagged with: , , , , , ,
Posted in Honest Abe
Warning: require(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /var/www/housedivided/sites/wp-includes/template.php on line 503

Letter to Fillmore Men (September 8, 1856)

Ranking #105 on the list of 150 Most Teachable Lincoln Documents Annotated Transcript “I understand you are a Fillmore man. Let me prove to you that every vote withheld from Fremont, and given to Fillmore, in this state, actually lessens Fillmore’s

Warning: require(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /var/www/housedivided/sites/wp-includes/template.php on line 503
Tagged with: , , , , , ,
Posted in Honest Abe
Warning: require(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /var/www/housedivided/sites/wp-includes/template.php on line 503

Letter to Jonathan Scammon (November 10, 1854)

Ranking #123 on the list of 150 Most Teachable Lincoln Documents   Annotated Transcript Some partial friends are for me for the U.S. Senate; and it would be very foolish, and very false, for me to deny that I would

Warning: require(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /var/www/housedivided/sites/wp-includes/template.php on line 503
Tagged with: , , , , , ,
Posted in Honest Abe
Warning: require(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /var/www/housedivided/sites/wp-includes/template.php on line 503

Letter to Joshua Speed (August 24, 1855)

Contributing Editors for this page include Jonas Sherr Ranking #138 on the list of 150 Most Teachable Lincoln Documents Annotated Transcript “I am not a Know-Nothing. That is certain. How could I be? How can any one who abhors the

Warning: require(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /var/www/housedivided/sites/wp-includes/template.php on line 503
Tagged with: , , , , , ,
Posted in Honest Abe
Warning: require(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /var/www/housedivided/sites/wp-includes/template.php on line 503

Letter to Abraham Jonas (July 21, 1860)

Contributing Editors for this page include Jonas Sherr Ranking #144 on the list of 150 Most Teachable Lincoln Documents Annotated Transcript “I suppose as good, or even better, men than I may have been in American, or Know-Nothing lodges; but

Warning: require(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /var/www/housedivided/sites/wp-includes/template.php on line 503
Tagged with: , , , , , ,
Posted in Honest Abe
Warning: require(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /var/www/housedivided/sites/wp-includes/template.php on line 503
Warning: require_once(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /var/www/housedivided/sites/wp-includes/template.php on line 501
About Site

Editor: Matthew Pinsker
House Divided Project
PO Box 1773 / Dickinson College
Carlisle, PA 17013
717-245-1525
hdivided@dickinson.edu

Contributing Editors
Additional Credits
Permissions and Citations
How to Use

Log in

“Best of the Web”
Named "Best of the Web" in Nov. 2013 by NEH EDSITEMENT
House Divided Project
Navigate our highlights here
Warning: require_once(): Unable to allocate memory for pool. in /var/www/housedivided/sites/wp-includes/template.php on line 501