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Daily Illinois state journal. [Vol. 10, no. 75 (October 14, 1857)]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC08430.07 Author/Creator: Place Written: Springfield, Il. Type: Newspaper Date: 14 October 1857 Pagination: 4 p.

Summary of Content: Announcement of a mass convention against the 'National Administration.' The death notice of Washington Park Custis (last member of George Washington's family and father-in-law to R. E. Lee.). Front page includes an add for law firm of (Abraham) Lincoln and Herndon.

Background Information:

People: Custis, W.P., fl. 1857
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865

Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Subjects: KansasPoliticsGovernment and CivicsPresidentDeath

Sub Era: Age of Jackson

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