Illinois

Illinois, 1857, zoomable map
ILLINOIS, sometimes called the "Prairie State," is situated between 37° and 42° 30' north latitude, and 87° 49' and 91°30' longitude west from Greenwich; it is bounded north by Wisconsin, east by Lake Michigan and Indiana, south by the Ohio river, which separates it from Kentucky, and west by the Mississippi river, which separates it from Missouri and Iowa. ... Population — In 1810, 12,282; in 1820, 55,211; in 1830, 157,455; in 1840, 476,183; in 1850, 851,470. (Fanning's, 1853)

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Adams County, IL County
Alexander County, IL County
Bond County, IL County
Boone County, IL County
Brown County, IL County
Bureau County, IL County
Calhoun County, IL County
Carroll County, IL County
Cass County, IL County
Champaign County, IL County
Christian County, IL County
Clark County, IL County
Clay County, IL County
Clinton County, IL County
Coles County, IL County
Cook County, IL County
Crawford County, IL County
Cumberland County, IL County
DeKalb County, IL County
DeWitt County, IL County
Douglas County, IL County
DuPage County, IL County
Edgar County, IL County
Edwards County, IL County
Effingham County, IL County
Fayette County, IL County
Ford County, IL County
Franklin County, IL County
Fulton County, IL County
Gallatin County, IL County
Greene County, IL County
Grundy County, IL County
Hamilton County, IL County
Hancock County, IL County
Hardin County, IL County
Henderson County, IL County
Henry County, IL County
Iroquois County, IL County
Jackson County, IL County
Jasper County, IL County
Jefferson County, IL County
Jersey County, IL County
Jo Daviess County, IL County
Johnson County, IL County
Kane County, IL County
Kankakee County, IL County
Kendall County, IL County
Knox County, IL County
La Salle County, IL County
Lake County, IL County
Lawrence County, IL County
Lee County, IL County
Livingston County, IL County
Logan County, IL County
Macon County, IL County
Macoupin County, IL County
Madison County, IL County
Marion County, IL County
Marshall County, IL County
Mason County, IL County
Massac County, IL County
McDonough County, IL County
McHenry County, IL County
McLean County, IL County
Menard County, IL County
Mercer County, IL County
Monroe County, IL County
Montgomery County, IL County
Morgan County, IL County
Moultrie County, IL County
Ogle County, IL County
Peoria County, IL County
Perry County, IL County
Piatt County, IL County
Pike County, IL County
Pope County, IL County
Pulaski County, IL County
Putnam County, IL County
Randolph County, IL County
Richland County, IL County
Rock Island County, IL County
Saline County, IL County
Sangamon County, IL County
Schuyler County, IL County
Scott County, IL County
Shelby County, IL County
St. Clair County, IL County
Stark County, IL County
Stephenson County, IL County
Tazewell County, IL County
Union County, IL County
Vermilion County, IL County
Wabash County, IL County
Warren County, IL County
Washington County, IL County
Wayne County, IL County
White County, IL County
Whiteside County, IL County
Will County, IL County
Williamson County, IL County
Winnebago County, IL County
Woodford County, IL County

Documents

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Date Title
07/31/1846 Abraham Lincoln to the Voters of the Illinois Seventh Congressional District, July 31, 1846
06/12/1848 Abraham Lincoln to William Herndon, June 12, 1848
02/18/1851 Seth Concklin to William Still, February 18, 1851
12/24/1855 Fayetteville (NC) Observer,“Senator Douglas and the Presidency,” December 24, 1855
09/08/1856 Abraham Lincoln, Form Letter to Fillmore men, September 8, 1856
07/16/1857 New York Times, "What the Dred Scott Case Decided," July 16, 1857
10/30/1857 Boston (MA) Liberator, "Buchanan Democracy," October 30, 1857
06/16/1858 Recollection by Henry Villard, Lincoln-Douglas Debates, June 16-November 2, 1858
06/23/1858 Raleigh (NC) Register, “The Northern Democracy Split to Pieces,” June 23, 1858
06/27/1858 Abraham Lincoln to Charles H. Ray, June 27, 1858
07/07/1858 Chicago (IL) Press and Tribune, "Douglas Coming Home," July 7, 1858
07/23/1858 Chicago (IL) Press and Tribune, "Douglas on the Stump," July 23, 1858
07/23/1858 New York Herald, "The Late Meeting of Maryland Slaveholders," July 23, 1858
07/25/1858 (St. Louis) Missouri Republican, "On the Way to Arizonia," July 25, 1858
07/29/1858 Charleston (SC) Mercury, "Douglas Tottering!," July 29, 1858
07/30/1858 New York Herald, "The Illinois Champions on the Same Stump," July 30, 1858
08/18/1858 New York Times, “Democratic Prospects In Illinois,” August 18, 1858
08/21/185810/15/1858 Recollection by John M. Palmer, Lincoln-Douglas Debates, 1858
08/21/1858 Recollection by John W. Forney, Abraham Lincoln
08/22/1858 New York Herald, “The Illinois Campaign,” August 22, 1858
08/26/1858 Leavenworth (KS) Journal, "Cheering News," August 26, 1858
08/30/1858 New York Herald, “No Quarter to Douglas,” August 30, 1858
09/02/1858 Fayetteville (NC) Observer, "The Little Giant," September 2, 1858
09/24/1858 (Montpelier) Vermont Patriot, “Untitled,” September 24, 1858
10/17/1858 New York Herald, “Our Richmond Correspondence,” October 17, 1858
11/04/1858 Philadelphia (PA) Press, “The Latest But Not The Last Lesson,” November 4, 1858
11/05/1858 New York Times, "The Illinois Election," November 5, 1858
11/07/1858 New York Herald, “Douglas for the Presidency,” November 7, 1858
11/09/1858 Milwaukee (WI) Sentinel, “The Popular Majority,” November 9, 1858
11/11/1858 Fayetteville (NC) Observer, "Rejoicing for Douglas," November 11, 1858
11/17/1858 Milwaukee (WI) Sentinel, "A House Divided, &c.," November 17, 1858
12/08/1858 Raleigh (NC) Register, “Douglas Stock Rising,” December 8, 1858
12/11/1858 Boston (MA) Flag of Our Union, “Uncle Sam’s Farm,” December 11, 1858
12/20/1858 New York Times, “Senator Douglas and the City Government,” December 20, 1858
01/06/1859 Chicago (IL) Press and Tribune, "Re-election of Senator Douglas," January 6, 1859
01/12/1859 Chicago (IL) Press and Tribune, “For the Lambs of the Flock,” January 12, 1859
01/24/1859 New York Herald, “The Presidential Question,” January 24, 1859
01/25/1859 New York Herald, “The Case of Douglas vs. Fitch," January 25, 1859
02/18/1859 San Francisco (CA) Evening Bulletin, “The Douglas and Fitch Row in Congress,” February 18, 1859
02/25/1859 San Francisco (CA) Evening Bulletin, “The National Disgrace of “Honorable” Squabbling,” February 25, 1859
04/09/1859 Chicago (IL) Press and Tribune, “Drawing it Mild,” April 9, 1859
04/21/1859 Chicago (IL) Press and Tribune, “Lincoln in New York,” April 21, 1859
04/30/1859 Abraham Lincoln to Salmon Portland Chase, April 30, 1859
05/10/1859 Boston (MA) Advertiser, “Democratic Movements,” May 10, 1859
06/03/1859 Chicago (IL) Press and Tribune, “Popular Sovereignty in Kentucky,” June 3, 1859
02/22/1860 Raleigh (NC) Register, “How Firmly United the Democracy Are,” February 22, 1860
03/17/1860 New York Times, "Democratic National Convention," March 17, 1860
05/29/1860 Milwaukee (WI) Sentinel, “Astonishing Depravity!,” May 29, 1860
06/09/1860 Stephen A. Douglas to Follett Foster & Company, June 9, 1860
06/27/1860 (Jackson) Mississippian, “Fiendish Plot to Rob and Murder,” June 27, 1860
07/31/1860 Chicago (IL) Press and Tribune, “Making a Cat’s-Paw of Douglas,” July 31, 1860
08/23/1860 Chicago (IL) Press and Tribune, "No Go Yet," August 23, 1860
08/29/1860 New York Times, “A Needless Panic,” August 29, 1860
09/13/1860 Ripley (OH) Bee, “The War of the Giants,” September 13, 1860
10/27/1860 (Montpelier) Vermont Patriot, “Illinois Sure for Douglas,” October 27, 1860
11/12/1860 John P. Sanderson to David Davis, November 12, 1860
11/17/1860 Chicago (IL) Tribune, "An Honest Confession," November 17, 1860
12/20/1860 Fayetteville (NC) Observer, “A Remarkable Statement,” December 20, 1860
01/15/1861 New York Herald, “Coercion Symptoms in the West and North-West,” January 15, 1861
01/19/1861 (Montpelier) Vermont Patriot, “Mr. Lincoln A Black Man,” January 19, 1861
04/15/1861 Chicago (IL) Tribune, “Quick, Sharp, and Decisive,” April 15, 1861
04/22/1861 Charleston (SC) Mercury, “Reorganization,” April 22, 1861
06/07/1861 Chicago (IL) Tribune, “Treason in Illinois,” June 7, 1861
06/08/1861 Jesse K. Dubois to Abraham Lincoln, June 8, 1861
06/21/1861 Chicago (IL) Tribune, “No Lynchings,” June 21, 1861
08/17/1861 Ozias Mather Hatch to Abraham Lincoln, August 17, 1861
08/26/1863 Abraham Lincoln to James C. Conkling, August 26, 1863