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Bulletin Account of Meeting, May 29, 1900
Pantagraph Account of Meeting, May 29, 1900
Social Reunion, May 29, 1900
Schneider, George
Palmer, John M.
Introductory Note, E. M. Prince
Missouri Compromise, E. M. Prince
Compromise of 1850, E. M. Prince
Missouri Compromise, Repeal of, E. M. Prince
Republican Convention, 1854, E. M. Prince
Eighth Judicial Circuit, Illinois, E. M. Prince
Fell, Jesse W., E. M. Prince
Swett, Leonard, E. M. Prince
Davis, David, E. M. Prince .
Program of Meeting
Introductory Address, by President Davis
Call for Convention
Roll of Convention, Calling
Welcome, Address of, J. W. Fifer
Fifer, Joseph W., Address of Welcome,
Convention of May 29, 1856, Importance, J. w. Fifer
Selby, Paul, Editorial Convention February 29, 1856
Selby, Paul, Republican State Convention of 1854
Editorial Convention, February 22, 1856, Paul Selby
Missouri Compromise, Paul Selby
Jacksonville Anti-Slavery Men, Paul Selby
Newspapers Participating in
Lincoln at Editorial Convention, Paul Selby
Ray, Charles H., Paul Selby .
Schneider, George, Paul Selby
Platform Editorial Convention, Paul Selby
Pittsburg Convention, February 21, 1856
Republican State Convention, 1851, Paul Selby
Vocke, William, the Germans and German Press
Germans, The, and German Press, William Vocke
Slavery, William Vocke
Republican Party, Origin of, William Vocke
Germans, Drifted to Democratic Party, William Vockr
Germans, Attitude Towards Slavery, William Vocke
Germans, Slaveholders hatred of, William Vocke

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Schneider, George, and Mass Meeting, William Vocke
Douglas, Stephen A., burnt in effigy, William Vocke

53
German Press Opposed to Slavery, William Vocke

54
Germans, The, Charles Sumner

55
Germans, The, Loyalty to Union, William Vocke
William

55
Palmer, John M.

113, 114, 170
Douglas, Stephen A., Report on Repeal Missouri Compromise

117
Douglas, Stephen A., Repeal Mo. Comp., John M. Palmer

118
Anti-Nebraska Democrats, Position of, John M. Palmer

119
Missouri Compromise, John M. Palmer

120

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Abolitionism, John M. Palmer

120
Douglas and Palmer, Interview, John M. Palmer

121
Trumbull Elected Senator

122
Davis, Fell and Swett, John M. Palmer

124
Morrison, Isaac L.

102
The Whigs and Whig Leaders of Illinois, Isaac L. Morrison 102
Texas, Annexation of, Isaac L. Morrison

104
Clay, Henry, Isaac L. Morrison

101
Webster, Daniel, Isaac L. Morrison

104
Illinois Legislature, Instructions 1849, Isaac L. Morrison

105
California, Admission of, Isaac L. Morrison

106
Compromise of 1850, Isaac L. Morrison

106
Fugitive Slave Law, Isaac L, Morrison

106
Compromise of 1850, Wisdom of, Isaac L. Morrison .

106
Whig National Convention, 1852, Isaac L. Morrison .

106
Missouri Compromise, Repeal of, Isaac L. Morrison

107
Anti-Nebraska Party, Isaac L. Morrison

107
Trumbull, Lyman, Elected Senator, Isaac L. Morrison

108
Whig Leaders Who Joined Republican Party, Isaac L. Morrison . 108
Whig Leaders Who Joined Democratic Party, Isaac L. Morrison . 109
Republican Party, Its Achievements, Isaac L. Morrison

112
Lincoln, Isaac L. Morrison

112
Shaw, Benjamin F.

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Owen Lovejoy, Abolitionists and Republican Party, B. F. Shaw . 59
Republican Party, Achievements of, Benjamin F. Shaw

59
Abolitionists, Prejudice Against, Benjamin F. Shaw

60
Constitutional Abolitionists

62
Church, The, and Abolitionism, Benjamin F. Shaw

60
Funk, Isaac, Benjamin F. Shaw

66
Missouri Compromise, Repeal of, Benjamin F. Shaw

66
Kansas, Attempt to Force Slavery on, Benjamin F. Shaw

66
Lincoln at Editorial Convention, Story of, Benjamin F. Shau 68
Lincoln, Southerner Interview with, Benjamin F. Shaw

69
Lovejoy, Constitution to Protect Liberty, Benjamin F. Shaw 71
Lovejoy, Address at Freeport, Benjamin F. Shaw

72
| Douglas, Stephen A., Benjamin F. Shaw

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Official Record of Convention, May 29, 1856

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Delegates to Convention of May 29, 1856

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Bissell, W. H.,Letter to Convention of May 29, 1856

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Bissell, W. H., Nominated for Governor

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Hoffman, Francis A., Nominated for Lieutenant-Governor

155
Officers State, Others Nominated

156
Miller, James, Letter Repudiating American Party

158
Electors Nominated

158
Delegates to Philadelphia Convention Elected

159
Resolutions of Convention, May 29, 1856

160
Committee, Central

165
Telegram to Ohio Republican Convention

166
Telegram, Ohio Republican Convention to Illinois Rep. Con. 165
McLean County Convention, Appointing Delegates to Conven-
tion May 29, 1856

166
Contemporaneous Accounts of Convention

166
Democrat, Chicago, Account of Convention

166
Hecker, Frederick, Democrat

167
Whigs, Henry Clay, Democrat

167
Democratic Press

168
Reeder, Governor, Press

168
Pike House, Mass Meeting at, Press

168
Editorial Correspondence of Press

172
Browning, O. H., Address, Press

172
Lincoln, "Lost Speech,” Press

174
Lovejoy, Owen, Address, Press

174
Reeder, Governor, Address, Press

176
Nicolay & Hay on Convention

177
Cook, B. C., Address

175
Bryant, John H., Letter to New York Evening Post

178
“Lost Speech, The,"

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James M. Ruggles, Address

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Governor Matteson Defaulter, Ruggles

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Republican Party, Ruggles.

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Henderson, Gen. Thomas J.

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Campaign of 1856, Henderson

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Convention of 1856, Importance of, Henderson

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Palmer, John M., Henderson

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Lost Speech” of Lincoln, Henderson

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Douglas and Lincoln Debates, 1858, Henderson

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Lincoln, a Great Leader Then, Henderson

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Whig Convention at Springfield, 1840, Henderson

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Nicolay, John G.,

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Lincoln, Abraham, Nicolay .
Campaign of 1856, Nicolay

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The People and the Supreme Court, Nicolay

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Lincoln Defines the Pending Issue, Nicolay

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Slavery, Nicolay

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Cunningham, J. O.

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Going to the Convention, J. 0. Cunningham

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The “Lost Speech," J. O. Cunningham

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Emery, James S., Letter of

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Lincoln, Effect of His Address, James S. Emery

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Schneider, George

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Know-Nothings and Germans, George Schneider

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Slavery, Attempted Nationalization of, George Schneider

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Revolution, German of 1848–9, George Schneider

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Decatur Convention, George Schneider
Platform of Convention, George Schneider .

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Know-Nothing, Anti, Resolution, George Schneider .

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Lincoln and Know-Nothing Resolution, George Schneider

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Lincoln as Prophet, George Schneider .

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Lincoln Gave the Philosophy of the Campaign, George Schneider 91
Bissell, William H., Frank M. Elliott

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Bissell, Early Struggles, Frank M. Elliott

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Bissell and Mexican War, Frank M. Elliott

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Bissell, Representative in Congress, Frank M. Elliott

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Bissell, Appearance, Frank M. Elliott

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Bissell, On Slavery, Frank M. Elliott .

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Bissell and Seddon of Virginia

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Bissell, Reply to Seddon

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Illinois' Attachment to the Union, Bissell

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Davis, Jefferson, Challenge to Bissell, Elliott

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President Taylor Averts Duel, Elliott

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Lincoln urged Bissell for Governor, Elliott

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Bissell, Paralysis of, Elliott

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Bissell, Address at Belleville in 1856, Elliott

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Bissell, Message to the Legislature, Elliott

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Bissell, Last Sickness and Death, Elliott

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Bissell, Monument to, Elliott

147
Miller, James

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Funk, Isaac

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Hecker, Frederick

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Yates, Richard

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Browning, O. H.

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Davis, David

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Swett, Leonard

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Fell, Jesse W.

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Lovejoy, Owen

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Election of 1856, Vote of Illinois

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Hoffman, Francis A.

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Oglesby, Richard J.

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Publications of the McLean County

Historical Society.

Volume I. War Record of McLean County and other papers, 1899, 539 pages. The society's supply of this volume were all destroyed by the great fire of June 19, 1900, but the publishers, The Pantagraph Printing and Stationery Company, have a few copies. Price, $3.00.

Volume II. School Record of McLean County, and other papers. This volume is in preparation and will be issued March, 1901. It will contain not only a complete history of the public and private schools of the county, but sketches of many pioneers and soldiers of the county and other valuable historical papers. Price $3.00.

Volume III. Bloomington, Illinois, Republican Convention, May 29, 1856. 187 pages, $1.50.

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