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 Dokument upprättade om och av Abraham Lincoln

Den här databasen innehåller cirka 20 000 dokument upprättade om och av Abraham Lincoln. Samlingen kommer från det amerikanska kongressbiblioteket och omfattar åren 1833 till 1897, även om de flesta gäller från 1850-talet fram till 1865.

This database contains the papers of Abraham Lincoln, consisting of approximately 20,000 separate documents. The collection comes from the U.S. Library of Congress and is organized into three General Correspondence series:

  • Series 1: 1833-1865

  • Series 2: 1858-1865

  • Series 3: 1837-1897

The majority of the papers date from the 1850s to 1865. They consist of correspondences, memos, notes, drafts of speeches, and other such documents.

Many of the documents, primary those written by Lincoln himself, have been annotated by the Lincoln Studies Center. The annotations provide explanations and bring historical context to the documents.