Abraham Lincoln used this pen to sign the Emancipation Proclamation.
In 1855 Lincoln writes to a friend and shares his personal feelings about slavery and comments on the implications for the country should slavery be extended into the new territories.
Leonard Wells Volk made casts of Abraham Lincoln's face and hands.
Edward Everett writes to Abraham Lincoln the day after the dedication of the Soldiers’ National Cemetery in Gettysburg. Everett, who gave the oration, compliments Lincoln on his succinct, eloquent, and appropriate remarks.
Lincoln responds to Everett’s letter about the speeches at the Soldiers’ National Cemetery dedication in Gettysburg.
An engraving of Abraham Lincoln from the Portraits of American Abolitionists collection.
This table comprised of architectural ornaments from the U.S. Capitol was made for President Abraham Lincoln.
Another engraving of Abraham Lincoln from the Portraits of American Abolitionists collection.
A soldier from Massachusetts writes to his mother and describes a visit from the President in April 1863.
A bronze cast from the plaster study for the sculpture of Lincoln by Daniel Chester French.