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Collection Reference Number GLC01210
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1841 
Title Abraham Lincoln to John Stuart, regarding Locos & Congressional elections
Date 5 February 1841
Author Lincoln, Abraham (1809-1865)  
Recipient Stuart, John  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Written in blue ink. Discussing Illinois and Sangamon county politics, Lincoln says he and some others would like Bat Web (Edwin B. Webb, per Basler) as District Attorney. He concludes by alluding to the "locos" (Democrats) in the upcoming congressional elections.
Subjects Election  President  Politics  Government and Civics  Congress  Democratic Party  
People Lincoln, Abraham (1809-1865)  
Place written Springfield, [?]
Theme The Presidency; Government & Politics
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859
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