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Finding Aid for Abraham Lincoln Ballot C058959
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  • Immediate Source of Acquisition note
  • Scope and Contents note
  • Conditions Governing Access note
  • Conditions Governing Use note
  • Preferred Citation note
  • Existence and Location of Originals note
  • Biographical/Historical note

  • Title: Lincoln, Abraham, Ballot
    Identifier/Call Number: C058959
    Contributing Institution: Society of California Pioneers
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 1.0 folder Offical ballot for Abraham Lincoln
    Date: 1864
    Abstract: Folder contains original ballot for Abraham Lincoln for 1864 election.

    Immediate Source of Acquisition note

    Gift of Mrs. Alfred P. Cathcart, August 15th, 1939.

    Scope and Contents note

    Folder contains original ballot for Abraham Lincoln for 1864 election.

    Conditions Governing Access note

    Collection open for research.

    Conditions Governing Use note

    There are no restrictions on access.

    Preferred Citation note

    Abraham Lincoln Ballot. The Society of California Pioneers.

    Existence and Location of Originals note

    The Society of California Pioneers, 101 Montgomery St. Suite 150, The Presidio of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, 94129.

    Biographical/Historical note

    Abraham Lincoln was born in Hodgenville, Kentucky, February 12th, 1809. He became a lawyer in Illinois, and was a member of the Illinois House of Representatives from 1834-1846, until he was elected into the United States House of Representatives later that year. He married his wife Mary Todd Lincoln in 1842. Lincoln was elected president in 1860 (16th US President), and led the United States through its Civil War, while preserving the Union and abolishing slavery. Additionally he strengthened the federal government and modernized the economy. On April 14, 1865, Lincoln was assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
    Civil War, U. S., 1861-1865