BAGBY, John Courts, 1819-1896

Image courtesy of the Library of Congress

Guide to Research Collections

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
Springfield, IL
Papers: 1849-1886, 160 items.
The papers of John C. Bagby contain personal, business and political correspondence concerning the California gold rush; political campaigns of 1852, 1856 and 1858; the Civil War; railroads; appointments and legal affairs. Political letters concern the Republican Party, Stephen A. Douglas and Abraham Lincoln. A finding aid is available in the repository.

Papers: 1864, 1 item.
A letter from W. R. Irwin to John C. Bagby written on April 28, 1864. In the letter, W. R. Irwin writes that he is distributing Union League of America publications. He also refers to Abraham Lincoln and the 1864 election.