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Document Details


Title: Letter from Abraham Lincoln to Thomas J. Pickett, April 16, 1859
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-D006
Original Language: English
Time span: 1859
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: 50
Document location: Springfield, IL
Document date: 16-Apr-1859
Topics discussed - Other terms: Ambition; Heads of state; Health; Insecurity; Politics
ASP release: 2006-01
Document code: S1569-D006-2105