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Edward S. Theobald papers, 1862-1863, 1862

Part of Edward S. Theobald papers, 1862-1863

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kukm1vf69m25Guide to the Edward S. Theobald papers, 1862-1863Processed by: Archives Staff ; machine-readable finding aid created by:Eric WeigSpecial CollectionsManuscriptsUniversity of KentuckyMargaret I. King LibraryLexington, Kentucky40506-0039 USAPhone: (859) 257-8611Fax: (859) 257-6311Email: sclref@lsv.uky.eduURL: http://www.uky.edu/Libraries/libpage.php?lweb_id=84&llib_id=13<ab_rank=3 Copyright 2002University of Kentucky Libraries. All Rights Reserved.Machine-readable finding aid derived from MARC Database Date of source: n.d.Description is in English.Guide to the Edward S. Theobald papers, 1862-1863Collection number: 1VF69M25Contact InformationSpecial CollectionsManuscriptsUniversity of KentuckyMargaret I. King LibraryLexington, Kentucky40506-0039Phone: (859) 257-8611Fax: (859) 257-6311Email: sclref@lsv.uky.eduURL: http://www.uky.edu/Libraries/libpage.php?lweb_id=84&llib_id=13<ab_rank=3Processed by: Archives StaffEncoded by: Eric Weig Copyright 2002 University of Kentucky. All Rights Reserved.Edward S. Theobald papers, 1862-18631VF69M25Theobald, Edward S.16 pieces.None online. Must visit contributing institution.The materials are in English.University of Kentucky Special CollectionsLexington, Kentucky 40506Source unknown.Collection is open for research.Copyright has not been assigned to the University of Kentucky.[Identification of item], Edward S. Theobald papers, 1862-1863, 1VF69M25, Special Collections, University of Kentucky.Public officer. Named by Kentucky governor James F. Robinson (1800-1882) to serve as the state's financial agent to obtain federal monies for Kentucky's Union Militia, Edward S. Theobald traveled to Washington, D.C, in 1863 in order to plead Kentucky's case before top-ranking federal officials.The material is comprised of correspondence, notes and newspaper clippings concerned with Kentucky's quest for federal aid for the maintenance of its state militia during the Civil War. Most of the correspondence dates from Theobald's visit to Washington, including an envelope on which both President Abraham Lincoln and Secretary of War Edwin M. Stanton wrote notes, in which Lincoln referred Theobald to Stanton, and Stanton, in turn, referred him to Brigadier General William Scott Ketchum. Other letters include a detailed account of Theobald's interviews with both Lincoln and Stanton, written to his wife; several letters from Theobald to R. J. Atkinson, an auditor in the Department of the Treasury; a draft of a letter from Theobald to Salmon P. Chase, who was then serving as Secretary of the Treasury Department; and a letter from Governor Robinson to President Lincoln introducing Theobald.Also included are a one page unidentified abstract of an account in the Quartermaster's Department and a newspaper clipping concerning the University of Kentucky's discovery of the Lincoln note within its collections.Arranged somewhat chronologically.Theobald, Edward S, fl. 1860.Robinson, James F, 1800-1882.Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865.Stanton, Edwin McMasters, 1814-1869.Ketchum, William Scott, 1813-1871.Atkinson, R. J, fl. 1860.Chase, Salmon P. (Salmon Portland), 1808-1873.United States.--Dept. of the Treasury.United States.--War Dept.United States.--Army.--Quartermaster's Dept.Kentucky.--Militia.Intergovernmental relations.Military history.Presidents--Interviews.Statesmen--Interviews.Public officer.Washington (D.C.)United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Kentucky.Kentucky--Politics and government.United States--Politics and government.Abstracts.Clippings.Correspondence.Notes