United States Capitol, Washington DC

United States Capitol, Washington D.C., September 1860, zoomable image

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01/26/1830 Daniel Webster, Second Reply to Hayne, United States Senate, January 26, 1830
01/09/1847 Debate Over Increase of the Army, House of Representatives, January 9, 1847
02/03/1847 Debate Over Thanks to Gen. Taylor and Army Resolution, US Senate, February 3, 1847
01/12/1848 Abraham Lincoln, Speech in United States House of Representatives: The War with Mexico, January 12, 1848
07/22/1848 Abraham Lincoln to William Hernden, June 22, 1848
08/03/1848 David Wilmot’s Speech in the House of Representatives, Washington, DC, August 3, 1848
08/18/1852 Debate over the River and Harbor Bill, US Senate, August 18, 1852
01/10/1857 New York Times, “Congressional Corruption,” January 10, 1857
01/16/1857 New York Times, “The Tariff Bill,” January 16, 1857
02/04/1857 New York Times, “The Charleston Press on the Death of Preston S. Brooks,” February 4, 1857
02/14/1857 New York Times, "The Joint Committee to Notify the President and Vice-President Elect," February 14, 1857
02/17/1857 New York Times, “Corruption in Congress,” February 17, 1857
03/18/1857 New York Times, “How a Gentleman is Appreciated by Proslavery Fanatics,” March 18, 1857
09/02/1857 New York Times, “Mr. Marcy on the Sumner Assault,” September 2, 1857
10/12/1857 New York Times, “South Carolina Senator,” October 12, 1857
10/15/1857 Washington (DC) National Era, "The Union," October 15, 1857
11/02/1857 New York Times, “A New Bankrupt Law,” November 2, 1857
01/07/1858 New York Herald, "Kansas as a Slave State," January 7, 1858
03/24/1858 New York Times, “Douglas’ Kansas Speech,” March 24, 1858
03/26/1858 Boston (MA) Herald, “Kansas as it Passed the Senate,” March 26, 1858
06/15/1858 New Orleans (LA) Picayune, "Congressional," June 15, 1858
08/21/185810/15/1858 Recollection by John M. Palmer, Lincoln-Douglas Debates, 1858
12/10/1858 New York Times, “The War Begun,” December 10, 1858
01/22/1859 New York Herald, “Another Grand Scheme of Annexation,” January 22, 1859
01/27/1859 New York Herald, “Sham Retrenchment,” January 27, 1859
02/18/1859 San Francisco (CA) Evening Bulletin, “The Douglas and Fitch Row in Congress,” February 18, 1859
02/24/1859 New York Times, “The Mint,” February 24, 1859
02/25/1859 San Francisco (CA) Evening Bulletin, “The National Disgrace of “Honorable” Squabbling,” February 25, 1859
04/10/1859 New York Herald, “The Next Presidential Election,” April 10, 1859
09/09/1859 New York Times, “The Telegraph and the Presidency,” September 9, 1859
12/13/1859 New York Times,“Sham Apologies,” December 13, 1859
01/31/1860 Chicago (IL) Press & Tribune, “Who are the Disorganizers?,” January 31, 1860
02/24/1860 Boston (MA) Advertiser, “The Power to Compel Witnesses,” February 24, 1860
03/14/1860 Carlisle (PA) Herald, "Hazlett and Stevens,” March 14, 1860
04/13/1860 Chicago (IL) Press and Tribune, “Admission of Kansas,” April 13, 1860
04/28/1860 New York Times, “Party Contests,” April 28, 1860
05/10/1860 Ripley (OH) Bee, “The Admission of Kansas,” May 10, 1860
05/23/1860 (Jackson) Mississippian, “Kansas in the Senate,” May 23, 1860
09/21/1860 Cleveland (OH) Herald, “Who Began It?,” September 21, 1860
11/15/1860 Ripley (OH) Bee, “Southern Pranks,” November 15, 1860
12/20/1860 Fayetteville (NC) Observer, “A Remarkable Statement,” December 20, 1860
01/30/1861 Elihu B. Washburne to Abraham Lincoln, January 30, 1861
02/03/1861 New York Herald, “Greeley for Senator, Why Not?,” February 3, 1861
02/04/1861 Chicago (IL) Tribune, “How are the Mighty Fallen!,” February 4, 1861
02/13/1861 Richmond (VA) Dispatch, “The Irrepressible Conflict,” February 13, 1861
03/04/1861 Abraham Lincoln, First Inaugural Address, March 4, 1861, Washington, DC
03/30/1861 (Montpelier) Vermont Patriot, “The Policy of the Administration,” March 30, 1861
05/11/1861 Cleveland (OH) Herald, “The Feat of the Zouaves,” May 11, 1861
07/04/1861 Entry by Kate Stone, July 4, 1861
07/13/1861 New York Times, “How to Treat the Vallandighams,” July 13, 1861
07/14/1861 New York Herald, “Lovejoy Rebuked,” July 14, 1861
07/19/1861 Chicago (IL) Tribune, “A Good Idea,” July 19, 1861
08/13/1861 Savannah (GA) News, “Abe Lincoln Assassinated!,” August 13, 1861
08/14/1861 Raleigh (NC) Register, “Arrest of a Traitor,” August 14, 1861
03/04/1865 Abraham Lincoln, Second Inaugural Address, Washington, DC, March 4, 1865
03/04/1865 Recollection by Frederick Douglass, Inauguration of President Lincoln, March 4,1865, Washington, D.C.