Contributing editors for this page include Moyra Schauffler Ranking #56 on the list of 150 Most Teachable Lincoln Documents Annotated Transcript “Since parting with you I have been considering your paper dated this day, and entitled ‘Some thoughts for the …

Letter to William Seward (April 1, 1861) Read more »

Contributing Editors for this page include Thomas Warf Ranking #57 on the list of 150 Most Teachable Lincoln Documents Annotated Transcript “Two points in your proclamation of August 30th give me some anxiety.” On This Date HD Daily Report, September …

Letter to John Fremont (September 2, 1861) Read more »

Ranking #58 on the list of 150 Most Teachable Lincoln Documents Annotated Transcript “First. We need all the educated military talent we can get.” On This Date HD Daily Report, November 7, 1861 The Lincoln Log, November 7, 1861 Custom …

Letter to Lorenzo Thomas (November 7, 1861) Read more »

Contributing editors for this page include James Duncan Ranking #61 on the list of 150 Most Teachable Lincoln Documents Annotated Transcript “On my return from Philadelphia, where I had been attending the nomination of “Old Rough”—I found your letter in …

Letter to William Herndon (June 12, 1848) Read more »

Ranking #67 on the list of 150 Most Teachable Lincoln Documents Annotated Transcript “We have lost the elections; and it is natural that each of us will believe, and say, it has been because his peculiar views was not made …

Letter to Carl Schurz (November 10, 1862) Read more »

Contributing editors for this page include Lisa Staup Ranking #68 on the list of 150 Most Teachable Lincoln Documents Annotated Transcript “Knowing your great anxiety that the emancipation proclamation shall now be applied to certain parts of Virginia and Louisiana …

Letter to Salmon Chase (September 2, 1863) Read more »

Contributing Editors for this page include Michael Mazzullo Ranking #71 on the list of 150 Most Teachable Lincoln Documents   Annotated Transcript ‘I have been shown in the files of the War Department a statement of the Adjutant General of Massachusetts, …

Letter to Lydia Bixby (November 21, 1864) Read more »

Contributing Editors for this page include Adam Grant Kelley Ranking #72 on the list of 150 Most Teachable Lincoln Documents Annotated Transcript “I barely suggest for your private consideration, whether some of the colored people may not be let in—as, …

Letter to Michael Hahn (March 13, 1864) Read more »

Ranking #77 on the list of 150 Most Teachable Lincoln Documents Annotated Transcript “For Heaven’s sake, for your friends sake, for the sake of the recollection of all the hard battles we have heretofore fought shoulder, to shoulder, do not …

Letter to Andrew McCormick (January 1, 1841) Read more »

Ranking #78 on the list of 150 Most Teachable Lincoln Documents Annotated Transcript “I tell you, Speed, our forebodings, for which you and I are rather peculiar, are all the worst sort of nonsense.” On This Date HD Daily Report, …

Letter to Joshua Speed (February 25, 1842) Read more »

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 The Lincoln Log, July 16, 1860 …

Instructions for John Nicolay (July 16, 1860) Read more »

Ranking #83 on the list of 150 Most Teachable Lincoln Documents Annotated Transcript “Douglas is sure to be again trying to bring in his ‘Pop. Sov.’ Have none of it. The tug has to come & better now than later.” …

Letter to William Kellogg (December 11, 1860) Read more »

Contributing Editors for this page include Thomas Warf Ranking #84 on the list of 150 Most Teachable Lincoln Documents Annotated Transcript “Yours of the 23rd. is received; and I am constrained to say it is difficult to answer so ugly …

Letter to David Hunter (December 31, 1861) Read more »

Ranking #85 on the list of 150 Most Teachable Lincoln Documents Annotated Transcript “The North responds to the proclamation sufficiently in breath; but breath alone kills no rebels.” On This Date HD Daily Report, September 28, 1862 The Lincoln Log, …

Letter to Hannibal Hamlin (September 28, 1862) Read more »

Contributing Editors for this page include Susan Segal  Ranking #87 on the list of 150 Most Teachable Lincoln Documents Annotated Transcript “Again, my dear general, I do not believe you appreciate the magnitude of the misfortune involved in Lee’s escape. …

Letter to George Meade (July 14, 1863) Read more »

Ranking #89 on the list of 150 Most Teachable Lincoln Documents Annotated Transcript “The air is so clear and cool, and apparantly healthy, that I would be glad for you to come. Nothing very particular, but I would be glad …

Letter to Mary Lincoln (September 21, 1863) Read more »

Ranking #91 on the list of 150 Most Teachable Lincoln Documents Annotated Transcript “I want in all cases to do right, and most particularly so, in all cases with women. I want, at this particular time, more than any thing …

Letter to Mary Owens (August 16, 1837) Read more »

Contributing Editors for this page include Brian Kellett and Jesse O’Neill Ranking #92 on the list of 150 Most Teachable Lincoln Documents Annotated Transcript “In a few days we had an interview, and although I had seen her before, she …

Letter to Eliza Browning (April 1, 1838) Read more »

Ranking #94 on the list of 150 Most Teachable Lincoln Documents Annotated Transcript “The agony is over at last; and the result you doubtless know. I write this only to give you some particulars to explain what might appear difficult …

Letter to Elihu Washburne (February 9, 1855) Read more »

Ranking #95 on the list of 150 Most Teachable Lincoln Documents Annotated Transcript “I have now been beaten one day over a week; and I am very happy to find myself quite convalescent.” On This Date HD Daily Report, February …

Letter to Jesse Norton (February 16, 1855) Read more »