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E. S. Guilbert collection

 Collection — Folder: S0557
Identifier: S0557
Scope and Contents In March 1830, Abraham Lincoln journeyed from southern Indiana to Illinois with his parents. When they went through Vincennes, legend has it that Abraham toured the Western Sun and General Advertiser newspaper office, where he saw his first printing press, and talked to Editor Stout. Mr. Guilbert wrote to Roy H. Garrigus, editor of the Vincennes Sun-Commercial to verify this story, which Mr. Garrigus could not do.Abraham often went to Rockport and borrowed books from Judge John...

Reverend Ezra Butler Newcomb "Reminiscences" manuscript

 Collection — Folder: S0253
Identifier: S0253
Scope and Contents This collection contains Rev. Ezra Butler Newcomb's typewritten manuscript, "Reminiscences" (circa 1930's). Rev. Newcomb wrote the manuscript in reply to frequent requests from family members that he share family history and early life in Indianapolis. The information is shared under these subject headings: Our Family; Homes and Life in Indianapolis; Connections with Indianapolis Conditions; Indianapolis Churches; A Boy in Indianapolis; Seeing Abraham Lincoln; Later Years; and Documents...

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