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Document Details


Title: Letter from Abraham Lincoln to Joshua F. Speed, August 24, 1855
Document type: Letter
Accessibility: Paid Only
Repository: Alexander Street Press
Collection: The American Civil War: Letters and Diaries (Subscription only)
URL: http://www.alexanderstreet4.com/cgi-bin/asp/cwld/documentidx.pl?aspdocid=S1569-D002
Original Language: English
Time span: 1855
Speaker: Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 12-Feb-1809
Speaker place of birth: Hardin County, KY; Kentucky; United States; North America
Speaker race: White
Speaker occupation: Businessman; Lawyer; Politician; U.S. President; U.S. Representative
Age at speaking: 46
Document location: Springfield, IL
Document date: 24-Aug-1855
Locations discussed: Kansas; Nebraska; North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Kansas; Nebraska; North America; United States
Topics discussed - Other terms: Abolitionism; Admission of states to U.S.; Agriculture; Constitution; Discrimination; Economics; Equality; Free states; Political causes; Political commentary; Political parties; Politics; Racism; Slavery; Slaves; Sociology
ASP release: 2006-01
Document code: S1569-D002-2105