Lincoln's Vandalia, a pioneer portrait; illus. by Romaine Proctor.
Baringer, William Eldon, 1909-
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INDEX

  • Able, Wilson, 45
  • Alexander, Wm., 13, 115
  • Allen, Robert, 75
  • Atwater, Thomas, 106
  • Baker, Edward D., 112-113
  • Berry, Elijah C., 19
  • Black, James, 122
  • Black Hawk War, 6, 8, 42-46, 82-83
  • Blackwell, Robert, 31, 78-79, 115, 121
  • Blankenship, E. C., 108
  • Bond, Shadrach, 16, 20
  • Breese, Sidney, 18
  • Browning, O. H., 44-45, 85, 114
  • Burr, Aaron, 42
  • Calhoun, John, 72, 75, 115
  • Capps, Ebenezer, 33, 110
  • Carlin, Thomas, 43, 117-19
  • Carpenter, Wm., 9, 27, 45, 54, 63, 68, 72
  • Casey, Zadoc, 49
  • Clay, Henry, 39, 42
  • Clinton, De Witt, 91
  • Cloud, Newton, 46-47, 86, 107, 116
  • Compton, Levi, 13, 115
  • Cox, Thomas, 12-13, 115
  • Davidson, Wm. H., 88, 108
  • Davis, Levi, 64, 78, 111
  • Dawson, John, 9, 27, 45, 56, 60, 63, 68, 72, 83, 86, 89-90, 94, 96, 113, 123, 126
  • Dement, John, 43, 82, 85-86, 89, 102, 105, 107, 112, 115
  • Democratic party, 38 ff., 64-68, 71-73, 80
  • Dougherty, John, 45
  • Douglass (Douglas), Stephen A., 40-41, 43, 45, 48, 61, 64, 80, 89-90, 92-94, 96, 112, 126
  • Dubois, Jesse K., 48, 108, 116
  • Duncan, Joseph, 32-33, 42, 50, 63, 65, 78-80, 88-89, 98, 100, 107, 111, 113, 117
  • Dunn, Charles, 45, 49
  • Education, 59
  • Edwards, Cyrus, 43-44, 84, 117
  • Edwards, Ninian, 42
  • Edwards, Ninian W., 44, 61, 72, 83, 96-97, 110, 113, 126
  • Elkin, Wm. F., 72, 83, 113, 123, 126
  • Enloe, Benjamin, 106
  • Ernst, Ferdinand, 15-16, 18-19, 22
  • Ewing, W. L. D., 7, 42, 48-51, 67, 112, 114-18, 123
  • Ficklin, Orlando B., 48, 57, 61
  • Field, Alexander P., 31, 43, 78, 119
  • Flack, Abner, 79
  • Flack, Milton, 121
  • Fletcher, Job, 84, 124, 126
  • Ford, Thomas, 37-38
  • Forquer, Geo., 44, 75
  • Francis, Simeon, 62, 96
  • Free Press and Illinois Whig, 71, 119, 121
  • French, A. C., 81, 116
  • Galbreath, Geo., 112
  • Green, Bowling, 115
  • Green, Peter, 103-04
  • Greenup, Wm. C., 121-22
  • Gouge, J. W., 116
  • Hall, James, 25-26, 31-32
  • Hamlin, John, 46
  • Page  140Hampton, James, 45
  • Hankins, W. J., 115, 118, 123
  • Hardin, John J., 80-81, 96, 98, 116
  • Harrison, Wm. H., 64
  • Henry, A. G., 111
  • Herndon, Archer G., 73, 84, 97, 115, 124, 126
  • Herndon, Wm. H., 84
  • Higgins, Tom, 23
  • Hodge, Wm., 78, 119, 121
  • Hogan, John, 82, 100
  • Holbrook, Josiah, 32
  • Hollman, Frederick, 15-18
  • Hubbard, G. S., 85
  • Hunt, Thomas, 106
  • Illinois, development of, 36 ff.; politics in, 38-39; government of, 58-59; population shifts, 73-74; capital relocation, 73-74; re|stores third capitol, 121
  • Illinois Advocate and State Register, 31-33, 71
  • Illinois Intelligencer, 33
  • Illinois Monthly Magazine, 10, 25-26, 31-32
  • Illinois State Register, 71, 103, 109, 112, 116, 119
  • Illinois Whig, 33
  • Internal Improvements, 75 ff.; passed, 101-103; progress, 118
  • Jackson, Andrew, 39, 57, 63, 71, 88-89, 97-98, 113
  • Jenkins, A. M., 50, 87
  • Kane, E. K., 66
  • Kaskaskia, Ill., 12, 16, 73
  • Kent, G., 116
  • Kercheval, G., 116
  • Lane, Wm., 103-04
  • Leidig, Geo., 31
  • Lincoln, Abraham, as legislator, 3, 40, 45 ff., 64 ff., 79 ff.; appearance, 4, 56-57; arrives in Vandalia, 3-4, 9-10, 22, 27; early career, 5-9; as soldier, 8; personality, 36; president, 43, 126; as cor|respondent, 62-67, 92; studies
  • Lincoln, Abraham—continued law, 63, 72; reelected, 71-73; as surveyor, 72; as lawyer, 73, 111; works for internal improvements, 90 ff.; and county division, 93 ff.; defends bank, 99; on slavery, 100, 110-11; in capital relocation fight, 104 ff.; wins capital for Springfield, 108-09; celebrates victory, 110, 114; moves to Springfield, 111; defends capital removal, 113 ff.; candidate for Speaker, 117, 123; divides San|gamon County, 118; post-Van|dalia career, 124-26; influence of Vandalia period on, 3-4, 124-26
  • Linder, Usher F., 82, 95-96, 98-99, 105, 113-14
  • Lippincott, Thomas, 21-22
  • Lockwood, Samuel, 108
  • Logan, S. T., 112
  • Long Nine, formed, 73-76; de|scribed, 83-84; unity of action, 91, 93-94. 96, 102-03, 105-09; celebrates, 110, 114; revised, 112, 114-15; later careers of, 123-26
  • "Lord Coke," 52, 102
  • Madison, James, 32
  • Mather, Thomas, 75
  • McClernand, John A., 82
  • McCollum, Wm., 17
  • McCormick, Andrew, 72, 83-84, 94, 100, 113, 123-24, 126
  • McHatton, Samuel, 56
  • McHenry, Wm., 46, 49
  • McLaughlin, Robert K., 20, 85
  • McRoberts, Samuel, 89, 92
  • Mills, Henry, 108
  • Minor, Gideon, 100
  • Murphy, J. H., 100
  • Musick, Samuel, 53-54
  • New Salem, Ill., 6, 8, 63
  • Offutt, Denton, 6
  • Oliver, John, 45
  • Owens, Mary, 90
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  • Panic of '37, 111-13
  • Peck, Ebenezer, 65
  • Posey, John F., 7
  • Prentice, Charles, 76
  • Prickett, David, 86
  • Paullen, Parvin, 100
  • Quinton, Richard, 9, 72
  • Reavis, Charles, 13
  • Remann, Frederick, 20, 31
  • Reynolds, John, 44, 49
  • Robinson, J. M., 54
  • Rowan, S. R., 45, 55
  • Rutledge, Ann, 7
  • Sangamo Journal, 7, 62, 64-66, 72, 74-75, 92, 96, 98-99, 102, 111, 117
  • Sawyer, John York, 33, 71
  • Semple, James, 46-47, 49, 66-67, 86, 95, 107-08, 118
  • Shields, James, 48, 81-82, 92
  • Smith, Edward, 106
  • Smith, Guy W., 13
  • Smith, Theophilus Washington, 42-43, 98-99, 102
  • Smoot, Coleman, 9
  • Springfield, Ill., claims capital, 74; wins capital, 104 ff.; capital moves to, 119
  • Stapp, J. T. B., 78
  • Stephenson, J. W., 117
  • Stuart, John T., as Lincoln's politi|cal mentor, 61-62; as Lincoln's legal mentor, 63; 5, 8-9, 27, 31-32, 45-47, 49, 51, 55, 60, 65, 67-68, 72, 75, 83, 85, 111
  • Stuart, Robert, 95
  • Stone, Dan, 83, 96, 100, 110, 112, 123, 126
  • Stout, E., 32
  • Snyder, Adam W., 44
  • Taylor, John (of Springfield), 93-94, 96, 107-08, 115
  • Taylor, John (of Vandalia), 78
  • Thomas, J. B., 61
  • Todd, Mary, 7
  • Tunstall, Edmund, 14-15, 17
  • Van Buren, Martin, 64, 69, 71
  • Vandalia, as capital, 3-4; influence on Lincoln, 3-4, 124-26; de|scribed, 10-11, 21-22, 76-79; founding, 12-15; early develop|ment, 15 ff.; first capitol at, 20-22; second capitol at, 20, 22-23, 39-40, 64; society in, 23-26, 34-36, 60, 92; growth of, 24-26, 31-34, 76 ff., 111-12, 115-16; intel|lectual life in, 25-26; diet, 46; builds third capitol, 77 ff.; in re|location vote, 108-09; loses capi|tal, 107-10; declines, 119-22; re|vives, 122-23; efforts to recapture capital, 123
  • Voris, Francis, 106
  • Walters, Wm., 71, 119
  • Webb, Edwin B., 60, 82, 96, 108, 116
  • Webster, Daniel, 64
  • Whig party, 38 ff., 64-65, 68, 71, 80, 115, 117
  • White, Hugh L., 64-65, 68, 71-72
  • Whiteside, John D., 47-48
  • Whiteside, Samuel, 13, 115
  • Whitney, J. W., 52, 102
  • Williams, Archibald, 85, 91, 112, 116
  • Wilson, Robert L., 84, 113-14, 123, 126
  • Wolf bill, 103-04
  • Young, R. M., 54, 89, 91-92
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