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Description

The image depicts the Tremont Hotel, a historic landmark from the mid-1800s. It is the location from which Stephen A. Douglas and Abraham Lincoln launched their senatorial races. It also served as the headquarters for the Illinois Republican Party during the 1860 Republican National Convention. Stephen A. Douglas died there in 1861. The hotel was destroyed in the Chicago Fire of 1871.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

n.d.

Measurement

8 X 10 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

paper (fiber product); reproduction (copying)

Creation Location

Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)

Work Type

reproduction (derivative object)

Class

Article

Rights

Copyright protected by Mississippi State University Libraries. Use of materials from this collection beyond the exceptions provided for in the Fair Use and Educational Use clauses of the U.S. Copyright Law may violate federal law. Permission to publish or reproduce is required.

ID

1281.8

Current Location

Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)

Repository

Mississippi State University Libraries

Digital Publisher

Mississippi State University Libraries (electronic version).

Contact Information

For more information about the contents of this collection, email sp_coll@library.msstate.edu.

The Tremont Hotel

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