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Richard Yates papers

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Correspondence

Tonica and Petersburg Railroad Materials

Speeches

Personal Documents, Printed Material


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Collection Overview

Title: Richard Yates papers, 1842-1923Add to your cart.

ID: 1/6/MSS 232

Primary Creator: Yates, Richard, (1815-1873.)

Extent: 5.0 Boxes

Arrangement: Arranged in four series: (1) Correspondence, (2) Tonica and Petersburg railroad materials, (3) Speeches, 1851-1872, (4) Personal documents and printed material.

Subjects: Governors - Illinois - History, Illinois - History, Illinois - Politics and government, Railroads - United States - History, Tonica and Petersburg Railroad - Company - History, Yates, Richard, 1815-1873

Forms of Material: Corporation records., Correspondence., Ledgers (account books), Records (documents), Speeches, addresses, etc., Yates, Richard, 1815-1873 - Correspondence

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The Richard Yates Collection contains correspondence, speeches, financial records, and other materials from 1842 through 1923.  The correspondence documents Richard Yates' participation in Illinois government, as well as correspondence regarding his interest in the Tonica and Petersburg Railroad providing numerous letters before, during, and after his governorship.  The majority of the correspondence was received by Richard Yates, but copies of a few letters of response are present.  The collection also includes published pamphlets and offprints of Richard Yates' speeches as well as personal documents and saved printed materials.  Several obituaries and editorials reporting the death of Governor Yates are included as well.

Biographical Note

Yates was elected as a Representative to the Illinois Congress, a position he held for most of the 1840s.  In the early 1850s, he served two terms in the United States House of Representatives, but after an unsuccessful bid for reelection, he returned his focus to state level issues.

After returning to Illinois he joined the growing movement for a railroad through Menard County that was ultimately realized in the Tonica and Petersburg Railraod. Today, under control of the Chicago and Alton Railroad Company, the Tonica and Petersburg line runs to Kansas City, still carrying passengers and freight.

Richard Yates was inaugurated as governor of Illinois just three months before the attack on Fort Sumter, and quickly aligned himself and his state with the goals of President Lincoln.  After four years of fighting, the Civil War and Yates' governorship came to a close, but he continued to serve his state as a member of the U.S. Senate.  He did not seek reelection 1871, likely due to his declining health.

Following a long period of illness, Richard Yates died from apoplexy in November 1873.

Subject/Index Terms

Governors - Illinois - History
Illinois - History
Illinois - Politics and government
Railroads - United States - History
Tonica and Petersburg Railroad - Company - History
Yates, Richard, 1815-1873

Administrative Information

Repository: Southern Illinois University Special Collections Research Center

Access Restrictions: Unrestricted access.

Use Restrictions: To quote in print, or otherwise reproduce in whole or in part in any publication, including on the World Wide Web, any material from this collection, the researcher must obtain permission from (1) the owner of the physical property and (2) the holder of the copyright. Persons wishing to quote from this collection should consult Special Collections Research Center to determine copyright holders for information on this collection. Reproduction of any item must contain the complete citation to the original.

Acquisition Source: Purchased

Preferred Citation: [Item], Richard Yates papers, Special Collections Research Center, Southern Illinois University Carbondale.


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Series 1: CorrespondenceAdd to your cart.
Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Correspondence, 1842 - 1848Add to your cart.

12 Dec 1842, [___] Duncan, Elm Grove

20 Nov 1843, J.J. Hardin, Lancaster, KY

17 Jan 1845, J.J. Hardin, Washington

20 Jan 1845, Ira O. Wilkinson, Lewiston, IL

16 Feb 1846, E.D. Baker, Washington

26 Aug 1848, D.M. Woodson, Whitehall

12 Dec 1848, E.D. Baker, Springfield, IL

Folder 2: Correspondence, 1850-1855Add to your cart.

7 Sept 1850, Thomas L. Harris, Washington

12 Jan 1852, A. Yates, Jacksonville, IL

9 Apr 1852, to:  Francis [__], Washington

12 July 1852, J. Capell, Jacksonville, IL

12 Aug 1852, to:  unidentified, Washington

22 Aug 1852, William Kellogg, Peoria, IL

3 July 1854, to:  Henry and Cathy

Yates, Washington

17 July 1854, to:  B.S. Edwards, Washington

20 Nov 1854, J.M. Ruggles, Bath, IL

9 Jan 1855, William Butler, Springfield, IL

Folder 3: Correspondence, 1856-1858Add to your cart.

3 Jan 1856, J.M. Lucas, Washington City, IL

2 Apr 1856, J.M. Lucas, Washington City, IL

18 July 1856, N. Sargent, Washington

23 Oct 1856, J. Knox, Knoxville, IL

21 May 1858, J.M. Lucas, Washington City, IL

13 Sept 1858, J.M. Lucas, Washington City, IL

16 Sept 1858, J.M. Lucas, Washington City, IL

Folder 4: Correspondence, 1859Add to your cart.

26 Mar 1859, Paul Selby, Jacksonville, IL

14 Apr 1859, Paul Selby, Springfield, IL

11 June 1859, M.W. Delohay, Chicago, IL

11 July 1859, J.M. Lucas, Washington City, IL

21 Aug 1859, Pascal P. Enos, Springfield, IL

23 Aug 1859, James E. Calloway, Tuscola, IL

19 Sept 1859, Republicans of Centralia

(J. Pettijohn, R. Nobleman, George

McKee, L. Callam), Centralia, IL

22 Oct 1859, [S] L. Baker, Bloomington, IL

24 Oct 1859, James E. Calloway, Tuscola, IL

27 Oct 1859, S.L. Baker, Blooomington, IL

1 Nov 1859, S.L. Baker, Chicago, IL

2 Nov 1859, S.L. Baker, Chicago, IL

9 Nov 1859, S.L. Baker, Chicago, IL

13 Nov 1859, S.L. Baker, Chicago, IL

14 Nov 1859, S.L. Baker, Chicago, IL

Folder 5: Correspondence, 1860 January - MarchAdd to your cart.

3 Jan 1860, to:  Alexander Sympson,

Jacksonville, IL

21 Jan 1860, Robert Capell to Martin Capell,

Metamora, IL

6 Feb 1860, Henry Draper, Naples, IL

10 Feb 1860, George Straut, Peoria, IL

27 Feb 1860, Charles E. Woodward,

Shelbyville, IL

15 Mar 1860, to:  A.H. Miller, Jacksonville, IL

17 Mar 1860, Dr. Franklin Blade, Middleport, IL

19 Mar 1860, James E. Calloway, Tuscola, IL

19 Mar 1860, D.D. Driscoll, Chicago, IL

23 Mar 1860, Ira Buck, Aurora, IL

24 Mar 1860, J.H. Blodget, Mendota, IL

24 Mar 1860, D.D. Driscoll, Chicago, IL

26 Mar 1860, D.D. Driscoll, Chicago, IL

30 Mar 1860, John L. Marsh, Chicago, IL

Folder 6: Correspondence, 1860 April - MayAdd to your cart.

2 Apr 1860, James E. Calloway, Tuscola, IL

7 Apr 1860, Dr. Franklin Blade, Middleport, IL

16 Apr 1860, D.D. Driscoll, Chicago, IL

23 Apr 1860, James E. Calloway, Tuscola, IL

27 Apr 1860, Leonard Suett, Jacksonville, IL

(continued)

28 Apr 1860, J.G. Petrie to J.W. Waughop,

Ogle County, IL to Oregon, IL

30 Apr 1860, J.O. Norton, Joliet, IL

1 May 1860, J.W. Waughop, Chicago, IL

1 May 1860, J.P. Woods, Carlinville, IL

3 May 1860, J.W. Waughop, Chicago, IL

4 May 1860, D.D. Driscoll, Chicago, IL

31 May 1860, Lyman Trumbull, Washington

Folder 7: Correspondence, 1860 June - NovemberAdd to your cart.

11 June 1860, to:  John, St Louis, MO

1 July 1860, John Wentworth, Chicago, IL

21 July 1860, J.P. Cooper, Marshall, IL

14 Aug 1860, Robert Goodenow,

Farmington, ME

19 Aug 1860, O.M. Hatch, Springfield, IL

8 Oct 1860, Lyman Trumbull, Springfield, IL

17 Nov 1860, A.C. Fuller, [Behidece]

26 Nov 1860, A.C. Fuller, [Behidece]

Folder 8: Correspondence, 1861Add to your cart.

9 Feb 1861, John McCullough, Huntington, PA

16 May 1861, D.W. Whitney, Belvidere

19 May 1861, N.W. Harris, Laclede, MO

21 May 1861, J.W. Shaffer, Freeport

7 June 1861, J.K. Albright, Mt. Vernon, IL

2 July 1861, J.M. Kelly, Carbondale, IL

29 July 1861, Noah Greyman, Perry County,

IL

12 Aug 1861, to:  John Pope, Springfield, IL

29 Aug 1861, B. Frank Beesley, Bath, IL

29 Aug 1861, John Knox, Chicago, IL

16 Sept 1861, B.L. Livingston, Olney, IL

17 Sept 1861, D. B. Greene, St. Louis, MO

21 Sept 1861, D.L. Phillips, Centralia, IL

6 Oct 1861, J.M. Kelly, Carbondale, IL

20 Oct, 1861, to: S.P. Chase, Springfield, IL

28 Oct 1861, William Greene, Mt. Vernon, IL

1 Dec 1861, Martin Capell, Philadelphia, PA

16 Dec 1861, F. Larmiento, Philadelphia, PA

Box 2Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Correspondence, 1862 January - FebruaryAdd to your cart.

11 Jan 1862, M.C. Meigs, Washington City, IL

18 Jan 1862, A.M. Knopp, Springfield, IL

27 Jan 1862, Martin Capell to William Kellogg, Jacksonville, IL

5 Feb 1862, to: John Wentworth, Springfield, IL

5 Feb 1862, to: William A. Hacker, Springfield, IL

6 Feb 1862, to: A.B. Barrett, Washington, D.C.

11 Feb 1862, Martin Capell to [__] Halleck,

Philadelphia, PA

22 Feb 1862, M.C. Meigs to L.C. Hopkins,

Washington City, IL

26 Feb 1862, to: [__] Halleck, Springfield, IL

26 Feb 1862, to: [__] Halleck, Springfield, IL

Folder 2: Correspondence, 1862 March - JuneAdd to your cart.

7 Mar 1862, I.N. Haynie, Springfield, IL

8 Mar 1862, Allen Fuller to John A. Potter,

Springfield, IL

10 Mar 1862, to: John A. Potter, Sprinfield, IL

12 Mar 1862, M.C. Meigs, Washington City, IL

13 Mar 1862, to: M.C. Meigs, Springfield, IL

15 Mar 1862, to: John Olney, Springfield, IL

16 Mar 1862, John L. Perry, Metamora, IL

18 Mar 1862, to: L. Trumbull, Springfield, IL

26 Mar 1862, to: Dr. Filbert, Springfield, IL

9 Apr 1862, George Bergen, St. Louis, M

20 Apr 1862, to: [___] Halleck, Springfield, IL

20 May 1862, John A. Potter to unknown,

Chicago, IL

31 May 1862, to: F. Larmiento, Springfield IL

9 June 1862, to: D.E. Williams, Springfield, IL

24 June 1862, George W. Winans, Springfield, IL

29 June 1862, Lewis Ellsworth, aboard

steamer  "J.D. Perry"

29 June 1862, J.R. Jones, Chicago, IL

29 June 1862, Joseph H. Tucker, Chicago, IL

Folder 3: Correspondence, 1862 July - DecemberAdd to your cart.

13 July 1862, E.L. Lelande, Ottawa

13 July 1862, Richard McAllister, Cairo, IL

13 July 1862, Charles Newcomer, Mt. Morris

15 July 1862, G.W. Southwick, Arcadia, IL

16 July 1862, Lewis Ellsworth, Jackson, TN

21 July 1862, W.L. Pope, Mt. Morris

21 July 1862, John Mather, Jacksonville, IL

23 July 1862, A.J. Grover and William R. Haight, Earlville, IL

25 July 1862, John Russell, Bluff Dale

25 July 1862, William W. Wright, Foulon, IL

26 July 1862, J.J. Richards, Chicago, IL

14 Aug 1862, H. Laguin, Lee County, IL

18 Aug 1862, to: R.W. Smith, Springfield, IL

19 Aug 1862, J.F. Robinson, Frankfort, KY

21 Aug 1862, Thomas J. Moore, Starfield, IL

8 Sept 1862, to: J.L. Hancock, Springfield, IL

12 Sept 1862, William B. Totten, Mt. Kisko, NY

10 Oct 1862, to: William C. Hurd, Springfield, IL

11 Oct 1862, V.C. Taylor, Springfield, IL

17 Oct 1862, to: Robert Smith, Springfield, IL

21 Oct 1862, A. Chester, Washington, D.C.

3 Nov 1862, Charles G. Allen, Cave City, KY

6 Nov 1862, G.W. Rivers, Paris, IL

3 Dec 1862, [__] Tomlin, Galma

9 Dec 1862, to: E.M. Stanton, Springfield, IL

18 Dec 1862, A.J. Mattson, Morrison, IL

Folder 4: Correspondence, 1864-1869Add to your cart.

14 Dec 1862, E.M. Haines, Washington, D.C.

6 Jan 1865, A.Y. Ellis, Madison County, IL

19 June 1866, Francis A. Hoffmann, Chicago, IL

28 Dec 1867, G.W. Rivers, Paris, IL

8 Jan 1868, L.W. Reavis, St. Louis, MO

24 July 1869, H.D. Cook, Washington City, IL

11 Aug 1869, to: H.D. Cook, Jacksonville, IL

Folder 5: Correspondence, 1870 January - MayAdd to your cart.

1 Jan 1870, J.D. Strong, St. Joseph, MO

7 Jan 1870, Logan Cassell, Jacksonville, IL

7 Jan 1870, J.G. Wilson, Chicago, IL

13 Jan 1870, W.H. DeMotte, Jacksonville, IL

14 Jan 1870, J.L. Crane, Springfield, IL

22 Jan 1870,  J.M. [Steulevant], Jacksonville, IL

27 Jan 1870, R.J. Cassell, Eureka, IL

29 Jan 1870, George L. Bergen, Galesburg, IL

19 Feb 1870, George Chamberlain, Denver, CO

4 Mar 1870, John R. Woods, Winchester, IL

4 Mar 1870, John R. Woods, Winchester, IL

4 Mar 1870, W.H. Eddy, Chicago, IL

9 Mar 1870, Lewis Ashmead, Philadelphia, PA

9 Apr 1870, John M. Snyder, Springfield, IL

9 Apr 1870, John L. Rout, Springfield, IL

16 Apr 1870, J. Stan Smith, Princeton, IL

18 Apr 1870, Joshua Rhodes, Jacksonville, IL

18 May 1870, J.B. Waite, Chicago, IL

27 May 1870, John Tilson, Quincy, IL

29 May 1870, Barton Able, St. Louis, MO

Box 3Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Correspondence, 1870 June - DecemberAdd to your cart.

14 June 1870, A.S. Miller, Rockford, IL

25 June 1870, James Conet, Rock Island, IL

11 Aug 1870, A. Chester, Washington, D.C.

13 Aug 1870, Patrick H. Hale, Hamilton, NV

29 Aug 1870, M.V.B. Glasgow, Jacksonville, IL

23 Sept 1870, Smith D. Atkins, Chicago, IL

5 Oct 1870, M.V.B. Glasgow, Jacksonville, IL

14 Oct 1870, W.R. Holliday, Indianapolis, IN

17 Oct 1870, M.V.B. Glasgow, Jacksonville, IL

29 Oct 1870, M.P. Ayers, Jacksonville, IL

12 Nov 1870, J.R. Blackwell, Litchfield, IL

1 Dec 1870, B.F. Stephenson, Springfield, IL

5 Dec 1870, William Thomas, Jacksonville, IL

5 Dec 1870, A.M. McFarland, Jacksonville, IL

23 Dec 1870, William Thomas, Jacksonville, IL

Folder 2: Correspondence, 1871 January - 1873 AprilAdd to your cart.

2 Jan 1871, James E. Calloway, Tuscola, IL

16 Jan 1871, James Fishback, Jacksonville, IL

23 Apr 1871, S. [Felleut], Philadelphia, PA

1 May 1871, J.D. Kirkpatrick, Danville, IL

20 June 1871, C.M. Brelsford, Chicago, IL

29 July 1871, F. Larmiento, Philadelphia, PA

12 Aug 1871, Oliver P. Morton, Indianapolis, IN

17 Aug 1871, L. Priest, Decatur, IL

29 Sept 1871, M.P. Ayers, Jacksonville, IL

3 Jan 1872, Samuel [Bank], Chattanooga, TN

26 Apr 1872, Levi North, Kewanee

26 Apr 1872, Sam Bard, [__]

28 Apr 1872, D.L. Linegar, Cairo, IL

28 Apr 1872, R. Cassell, Eureka, IL

13 May 1872, R.D. Soleman, Centralia, IL

16 May 1872, R. McLain, Washington, D.C.

16 May 1872, A.J. Briscoe, Joliet, IL

2 July 1872, Richard Yates Jr., Jacksonville, IL

1 Jan 1873, Thomas H. Cavanaugh, Salina, KS

20 Jan 1873, D.P. Jenkins, Georgetown, CO

27 Jan 1873, Frank B. Herckstep, Winchester, IL

28 Feb 1873, J.R. Blackwell, Litchfield, IL

7 Apr 1873, W.H. Stowe Jr., Chicago, IL

Folder 3: Correspondence and Fragments, undatedAdd to your cart.
Series 2: Tonica and Petersburg Railroad MaterialsAdd to your cart.
Box 3Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Correspondence, 1857 - 1859 OctoberAdd to your cart.

27 May 1857, Bennett and Scott

Contractors, [__]

4 Nov 1857, James Berdan, Jacksonville, IL

9 Dec 1858, A.L. Roache, Indianapolis, IN

2 Jan 1859, to: L.S. Mather, Jacksonville, IL

23 Jan 1859, A.L. Roache, Indianapolis, IN

17 June 1859, Frank J. Arenz, Arenzville

21 Sept 1859, Marsh and Green, New York

21 Sept 1859, Gilbert Attwood, Boston, MA

29 Sept 1859, Gilbert Attwood, Boston, MA

5 Oct 1859, Whitaker and Coudon,

Philadelphia, PA

10 Oct 1859, Whitaker and Coudon,

Philadelphia, PA

17 Oct 1859, Whitaker and Coudon,

Philadelphia, PA

21 Oct 1859, P.S. Cornelius, Tuscola, IL

21 Oct 1859, C.D. Hubbard and Co., Wheeling

27 Oct 1859, E.W. Stevens, Wheeling

28 Oct 1859, James C. Conkling, Springfield, IL

31 Oct 1859, C.D. Hubbard and Co., Wheeling

Folder 5: Correspondence, 1859 NovemberAdd to your cart.

1 Nov 1859, James Berdan, Jacksonville, IL

1 Nov 1859, Whitaker and Coudon, Philadelphia, PA

1 Nov 1859, James Berdan, Jacksonville, IL

4 Nov 1859, M.K. Joseph and Co., New York

5 Nov 1859, to: F.A. Whitaker, Jacksonville, IL

5 Nov 1859, to: Whitaker and Coudon,

Jacksonville, IL

9 Nov 1859, George Wilson, Concord

10 Nov 1859, F.A. Whitaker, Wheeling

10 Nov 1859, C.W. Hubbard and Co., Wheeling

10 Nov 1859, F.A. Whitaker, Wheeling

10 Nov 1859, Morris K. Jesup and Co.,

New York

11 Nov 1859, Morris K. Jesup and Co.,

New York

12 Nov 1859, Whitaker and Coudon, Philadelphia, PA

12 Nov 1859, to: Whitaker and Coudon,

Jacksonville, IL

13 Nov 1859, to: J.L. Marsh, Jacksonville, IL

14 Nov 1859, Whitaker and Coudon,

Philadelphia, PA

14 Nov 1859, E.W. Stephens, Wheeling

15 Nov 1859, Robert Irwin, Springfield, IL

16 Nov 1859, E.W. Stephens, Wheeling

16 Nov 1859, Whitaker and Coudon, [__]

17 Nov [1859], J.L. Marsh, New York

21 Nov 1859, Whitaker and Coudon,

Philadelphia, PA

22 Nov 1859, C.W. Hubbard and Co., Wheeling

24 Nov 1859, E.W. Stephens, Wheeling

25 Nov 1859, C.W. Hubbard and Co., [__]

25 Nov 1859, to: Whitaker and Coudon,

Jacksonville, IL

25 Nov 1859, to: F.A. Whitaker, Jacksonville, IL

25 Nov 1859, to: E.W. Stephens, Jacksonville, IL

26 Nov 1859, Whitaker and Coudon,

Philadelphia, PA

27 Nov 1859, W.G. Greene, [__]

30 Nov 1859, to: F.A. Whitaker, Jacksonville, IL

30 Nov 1859, Morris K. Jesup and Co.,

New York

Box 4Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Correspondence, December 1859 - April 1862Add to your cart.

1 Dec 1859, C.W. Hubbard and Co., [__]

3 Dec 1859, W.G. Greene, [__]

3 Dec 1859, Whitaker and Coudon,

Philadelphia, PA

4 Dec 1859, John L. Marsh, New York

5 Dec 1859, John L. Marsh, New York

6 Dec 1859, to: F.A. Whitaker, Jacksonville, IL

13 Dec 1859, C.D. Hubbard, Wheeling

18 Dec 1859, W.G. Greene, [__]

21 Dec 1859, J.E. Williams, Cincinnati, OH

26 Dec 1859, to: Whitaker and Coudon,

Wheeling

26 Dec 1859, J.L. Eccles, Hillsboro

30 Dec 1859, to: Amos Tuck, Jacksonville, IL

10 Jan 1860, John L. Perry, Metamora, IL

20 Feb 1860, William Butler, [__]

28 Feb 1860, H.L. Haskell, Metamora, IL

13 Mar 1860, M.K. Jesup and Co., New York

4 Apr 1860, John L. Perry, Metamora, IL

7 Apr 1862, W.G. Greene, Jacksonville, IL

Folder 2: Business RecordsAdd to your cart.

1859 Annual Stockholders' Report,

Jacksonville, IL

1857 Engineer's Survey and Charter,

Jacksonville, IL

8 July 1857, Bylaws, Jacksonville, IL

Scrapbook of railroad newspaper clippings

Legal documents, meeting minutes, estimates

Series 3: SpeechesAdd to your cart.
Box 4Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Published Pamphlets and Off-Prints (1 of 2)Add to your cart.

Address of the Hon. Richard Yates, Delivered at the Grand Ovation Tendered him by the Citizens of Jacksonville, in Approval of his Course in the 39th Congress, 15 Sept 1866.

Governor's Message, 23 Apr 1861. (2 copies)

The Great Problem - How it may be Successfully Solved.  Impartial Suffrage the Remedy for the Evils that Surround Us.  Justice to the Black Loyalists as well as Mercy to the White Traitors.  Speech of Senator Yates, of Illinois, in the Senate of the United States, 8 June 1866.

Home Reception to Governor Yates.  Enthusiastic Demonstration at Jacksonville,

17 Jan 1865.

The Homestead Bill.  Remarks of Mr. Yates, of Illinois, in the House of Representatives, 28 Feb 1854.

Impeachment of the President.  Opinion of Mr. Yates, of Illinois, in the Senate of the United States, undated.

Message of his Excellency, Richard Yates,

Governor of Illinois, to the General Assembly, 5 Jan 1863.

Message of his Excellency, Richard Yates,

Governor of Illinois, to the General Assembly, 2 Jan 1865.

Folder 4: Published Pamphlets and Off-Prints (2 of 2)Add to your cart.

The Only Salvation, Equality of Rights.  Speech of Hon. Richard Yates, of Illinois, in the Senate of the United States, 19 Feb 1866.

Rede des Achtb. Richard Yates, von Illinois, über den Verein-Vorschlag, Ludwig Kossuth zu bewillkommen.  Gehalten im Hause der Repräsentanten, am 31 Dec 1851.  [Translation: Speech of the Honorable Richard Yates, from Illinois, on the Society's Proposal to welcome Ludwig Kossuth.  Given in the House of Representatives, 31 Dec 1851.]

Representation in Congress.  Speech of Hon.

Richard Yates, of Illinois, delivered in the Senate of the United States, 11 June 1868.

Speeches of Richard Yates, on National

Sovereignty and State Rights, in the

Senate of the United States, 14th and 17th

Feb 1870.

Speech of Governor Yates, at the Great War

Meeting at Chicago, 1 Aug 1861.

Speech of Hon. Richard Yates, delivered at Elgin,

IL, 4 July 1865.

Speech of Hon. Richard Yates, Delivered at the Republican Ratification Meeting, of the Citizens of Sangamon County, in the Hall of the House of Representatives, 7 June 1860.

Speech of Hon. Richard Yates, Delivered in St. Louis, 1 Nov 1872.

Speech of Hon. Richard Yates, Delivered in the Wigwam, at the Springfield Jubilee,

20 Nov 1860.

Speech of Hon. Richard Yates, of Illinois, on the Land Policy of the United States, and in Defense of the West.  Delivered in the House of Representatives, 23 Apr 1852.

Speech of Hon. Richard Yates, of ILL, on the

State on Parties, the Condition of the

Union, and a Public Policy.  Delivered in

the house of Representatives, 28 Feb

1855.

Speech of Senator Yates at Springfield, Illinois, 22 Aug 1868.

State Military Affairs.  Report of Governor Yates, to the Convention, 23 Jan 1862.

War for the Union -- Our National Crisis-- The

Duty of the Hour.  Our Home Traitors--

Illinois and the War--The Retributions of History.  Gov. Yates'  Speech, Delivered at Bryan Hall, Chicago, 4 Nov 1864.

Pamphlet fragment.

Folder 5: Speech NotesAdd to your cart.
Folder 6: Speech NotesAdd to your cart.
Series 4: Personal Documents, Printed MaterialAdd to your cart.
Box 5Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Financial Documents, DeedsAdd to your cart.
Folder 2: Printed MaterialAdd to your cart.

Gerrit Smith to Mr. Garrison.  Let Us Deal

Impartially with the Sinning South and the Sinning North!  Peterboro, 20 Mar 1867.

Illinois State Register, Springfield, 16 Feb 1863.  [newspaper clipping]

Editorials reporting the death of Richard Yates, c.a. 1873

The Inland Monthly.  Vol. V.  St. Louis, Jan 1874.

Richard Yates, War Governor of Illinois.  By his son, Richard Yates, Congressman-at-large, Illinois.  Address at the dedication of the Statue of Richard Yates on the Illinois State Capitol Grounds, Springifled, 16 Oct 1923.

"Lincoln."  Speech of Hon. Richard Yates Jr. of Illinois in the House of Representatives,

12 Feb 1921.

Untitled editorial, written by Richard Yates,

Constitutionist, Jacksonville, 27 July 1853.

Clipping from the Daily State Journal, 23 June 1862.

Morgan Journal, Vol. IV., Jacksonville,

17 July 1847.

Fraud's in Railraod Management.  Lake Shore & Michigan southern RR.  Rufus Hatch's Circular, No. 2.

Clipping from the Illinois State Register,

Springfield,18 Sept 1862.

Proclamation by his excellency, Richard Yates, Governor of Illinois, Springfield, IL,

5 Feb 1864.

Proclamations by his excellency, Richard Yates, Governor of Illinois, Washington,

25 April1864.


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