Bloomington, IL

BLOOMINGTON, p.v., McLean co., Ill., 73 ms. N.N.E. of Springfield; from W. 744 ms. Pop. 1,594.  (Fanning's, 1853)

Place Unit Type
City or Town
Containing Unit
Residents in 1860
Name Type
McLean County Courthouse, Bloomington, IL Location or Site
Date Title
Abraham Lincoln to Mary Speed, September 27, 1841
David Davis to Julius Rockwell, March 4, 1855
Abraham Lincoln's Speech at Springfield, Illinois, June 10, 1856
Abraham Lincoln to Lyman Trumbull, December 28, 1857
Lyman Trumbull to Abraham Lincoln, January 3, 1858
Abraham Lincoln, First Lecture on Discoveries and Inventions, April 6, 1858
Ward Hill Lamon to Abraham Lincoln, June 9, 1858
- Recollection by Gustave Koerner, Lincoln-Douglas Debates
(St. Louis) Missouri Republican, "The Progress of Judge Douglas Through Illinois," July 19, 1858
Chicago (IL) Press and Tribune, "Douglas on the Stump," July 23, 1858
David Davis to Ozias Mather Hatch, August 16, 1858
Chicago (IL) Press and Tribune, "Great Debate Between Lincoln and Douglas At Ottawa," August 23, 1858
Joseph Medill to Abraham Lincoln, August 27, 1858
Richard James Oglesby to Abraham Lincoln, August 29, 1858
Recollection of Jesse W. Fell, Conversation with Abraham Lincoln in early 1859
Abraham Lincoln to William A. Ross, March 26, 1859
Joseph Medill to Abraham Lincoln, September 10, 1859
John P. Sanderson to David Davis, November 12, 1860
Abraham Lincoln to Fanny McCullough, December 23, 1862
Recollection by James S. Owing, 1844-1860, in a Speech to the Illinois Schoolmasters' Club, Bloomington, Illinois, February 12, 1909
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