Finding Aid for Abraham Lincoln Ballot C058959

Finding aid prepared by Samantha Ronzano
Society of California Pioneers
300 Fourth Street
San Francisco, CA, 94107-1272
(415) 959-1849
November 10, 2015

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