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Lincoln, Abraham; Nicolay, John G, ed; Hay, John, ed. [1842], 'Address Before the Springfield Washingtonian Temperance Society' in 'The Complete Works of Abraham Lincoln, v. 1' (New York: Francis D. Tandy Company, 1894) Permission: Northern Illinois University.

Lincoln, Jairus, editor; Gardner, M. L. [1843], 'Arouse, New England's Sons' in 'Anti-Slavery Melodies: for the Friends of Freedom. Prepared for the Hingham Anti-Slavery Society' (Hingham, MA: Elijah B. Gill) Permission: Newberry Library.

Daniels, William [1845], A Correct Account of the Murder of Generals Joseph and Hyrum Smith at Carthage, on the 27th day of June, 1844 (Nauvoo, Ill.: John Taylor) Permission: Newberry Library.

Cartwright, Peter [1856], Autobiography of Peter Cartwright (New York: Nelson and Phillips) Permission: Northern Illinois University.

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