STUART, John Todd, 1807-1885


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Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
Springfield, IL
Papers: 1829-1886. 2 1/2 inches. In various collections.
Legal documents, 1829-1864 and 1869 (primarily 1820’s-1830’s), concerning his work as an attorney and in partnership with Abraham Lincoln, Henry E. Dummer, Benjamin S. Edwards, and others. Also includes an account book, 1869-1886, of Stuart, Edwards & Brown. Photographs. Finding aid in repository.

Papers: In Stuart-Hay family papers, 1817-1892. 5 inches.
Includes his correspondence with family members, which gives an excellent picture of Springfield social life 1830-1870; his correspondence with friends and associates contains numerous references to Lincoln before Lincoln’s election and after he went to Washington. Scattered items refer to Stuart’s congressional years. Finding aid in repository.