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Primary Sources:

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Henkels, Stan V., compiler. Catalogue No 731, The Valuable Collection of Autographs and Historical Papers Collected by The Hon Jas 1 Mitchell... also The Entire Lincoln Memorial Collection of Chicago Illinois December 5 and 6 1844 Illinois State Historical Society Library, Springfield, Illinois. The original, along with affidavits for the furniture, is located in the collections of the Historical Society of Pennsylvania.

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Palmer, Mrs. John. "Remembrances of Two Springfield Weddings of the Olden Time," Journal of the Illinois State Historical Society III no. 2 (5 July 1910), 19101911: 39-44.

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Zane, Charles S. "Lincoln As I Knew Him," Journal of the Illinois State Historical Society XIV no. 1, (April 1921):74-79.

Decorative Arts Sources:

Abernathy Bros. Illustrated Catalogue Wholesale Price List Leavenworth, Kansas, 1872.

Bishop, Robert. Centuries and Styles of The American Chair, 640-1970 New York: E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc., 1972.

Crossman, Carl L. The China Trade Export Paintings Furniture Silver and Other Objects Princeton: The Pyne Press, 1972.

Donald, Ellen Kirven, "Furniture From the Collection of the Lincoln Home National Historic Site: Condition Reports and Construction Drawings," unpublished ms., National Park Service, June, 1978.

E. Howard & Co. Illustrated Catalogue of Clocks Boston, 1874, reprinted by American Clock & Watch Museum, Inc., Bristol, Connecticut. 1972.

Godden, Geoffrey. Encyclopedia of British Pottery and Porcelain Marks New York: Crown Publishers, 1964.

Hughes, G. Bernard, Victorian Pottery and Porcelain New York: The MacMillan Co., 1959.

Kamm, Minnie. Old China Grosse Point Farms, Michigan, privately published 1951.

Kunciov, Robert. Mr. Godey's Ladies New York: Bonanza Books, 1971.

Laidacker, Sam. Anglo-American China Part II Bristol, Pennsylvania, 1951.

Lantz, Louise K. Old American Kitchenware 1725-1925 Hanover, Pennsylvania: Everybody's Press, 1970.

Lee, Ruth Webb. Early American Pressed Glass Pittsford, New York: privately published 1931.

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Madden, Betty I. Arts Crafts and Architecture in Early Illinois Urbana, Chicago, London: University of Illinois Press, 1974.

Olson, Sarah. William Howard Taft Home Historic Furnishing Plan Draft: National Park Service Report, Harpers Ferry Center, National Park Service. April, 1979.

Ormsbee, Thomas H. English China and Its Marks Great Neck, New York: Deerfield Editions, 1959.

Ormsbee, Thomas H. Field Guide to American Victorian Furniture Boston and Toronto: Little, Brown, & Co., 1952.

Peirce, Donald C. "Mitchell and Rammelsberg, Cincinnati furniture manufacturers, 1847-1881," in Ian Quimby (ed.), American Furniture and Its Makers Chicago and London: Henry Francis duPont Winterthur Museum, 1979.

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Secondary Sources:

Angle, Paul M. Here I Have Lived A History of Lincoln's Springfield 1821-1865 Springfield: The Abraham Lincoln Association, 1935.

Barrett, J. H. Life of Abraham Lincoln Cincinnati: Moore, Wilstach, Baldwin, 1864.

Bearss, Edwin C. Historic Structure Report Lincoln Home National Historic Site Illinois Denver Service Center, National Park Service, July, 1973.

Blankmeyer, Helen Van Cleave. "Health Measures in Early Springfield," Journal of the Illinois State Historical Society XLIV (Winter, 1951): 323-331.

Bowen, A. L. "A. Lincoln: His House," Lincoln Centennial Papers Springfield, 1925.

Brown, Virginia Stuart. "Notes on the Restoration of Lincoln's Home," unpublished ms., Illinois State Historical Library. Springfield, Illinois.

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Frank, John Paul. Lincoln As A Lawyer. Urbana: University of Illinois Press: 1961.

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Morrow, Honore Willsie. Mary Todd Lincoln New York: William Morrow & Co., 1928.

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