"Here I have lived"; a history of Lincoln's Springfield, 1821-1865, by Paul M. Angle.
Angle, Paul M. (Paul McClelland), 1900-1975.
  • St. Louis, 163, 246, 291
  • St. Nicholas Hotel, 175, 230
  • "Sampson's Ghost," letters, 68
  • San Juan River, 133
  • Sands, W. B., 263
  • Sangamo country, 2, 4, 40-41. See also Sangamon County.
  • Sangamo Fire Co. No. 2, 182
  • Sangamo Journal, predicts growth of Springfield, 35; describes emigra|tion, 40; on Jacksonville visitors, 51; on political organization, 63; Whig organ, 65; comments on mud, 90; attacks Mormons, 126; on Northern Cross, 145. See also Illi|nois Journal, Illinois State Journal, Simeon Francis.
  • Sangamo Sabbath School Society, 27
  • Sangamo Town, 15
  • Sangamon, post office, 11
  • Sangamon Association, Fourier group, 140
  • Sangamon Bible Society, 53
  • Sangamon County, settlement, 3-4; first court house, 6; contest for county seat, 14-15; growth, 31, 40; population, 41; boundaries cur|tailed, 73; products of, 154-55; vote in, 223, 234, 253, 287
  • Sangamon County Agricultural So|ciety, 184
  • Sangamon Guards, 106
  • Sangamon River, course of, 2; im|provement advocated, 38-39
  • Sangamon & Morgan Railroad, con|struction of, 153; completion, 159; connection with Alton planned, 162; extension, 163; effect of completion, 165; station burns, 181. See also Northern Cross Railroad, Great Western Railroad.
  • Santa Anna, A. L. de, 135
  • Savannah (Ga.), 288
  • Schoolcraft, Henry R., 4
  • Schools, early, 26-27, 199-200; pub|lic, 200-02
  • Schurz, Carl, 245, 257
  • Scott, Winfield, 207
  • Scott County, 73
  • Secession, 205, 257, 265
  • Semple, James, 99, 148
  • Seventh Illinois Volunteer Infantry, 264, 282
  • Seward, William H., 238, 251, 256
  • Sewers, 180
  • Shawneetown, 3
  • Sheridan, Philip H., 287
  • Sherman, William Tecumseh, 287, 288
  • Shields, James, signs cotillion invita|tion, 98; gives party, 99; charac|terized, 121; "duel" with Lincoln, 122-25; death reported, 134; in Masonic lodge, 196; describes adoption of Compromise, 207
  • Shiloh, Battle of, 270-71
  • Shirreff, Patrick, 44, 46
  • Simpson, Bishop Matthew, 292
  • Singleton, James W., 212
  • Slater, Elijah, 24
  • Slavery, Springfield's attitude to|wards, 29-30, 79, 204; political is|sue, 206ff.
  • Sloo, John R., 15
  • Smith, C. M., 260
  • Smith, Caleb B., 245
  • Smith, Hyrum, 127
  • Smith, Joseph, 126, 127
  • Smith, William, 33
  • Social life, in Springfield, 18-21, 49, 84-85, 93-108, 190-92
  • Soldiers, aid societies, 269, 270; vet|erans return, 282-83; home built, 283-84
  • Sons of Temperance, 194
  • South, sympathy with, 276
  • South Carolina, 257
  • South Fork, 20
  • Spear, D. & I. P., 157
  • Speed, Joshua Fry, Lincoln rooms with, 59; in Springfield society, 93; admires Matilda Edwards, 94; signs cotillion invitation, 98; let|ters from Lincoln, 119-20, 124
  • Spring Creek, 5-6, 20
  • Springer, Rev. Francis, 198
  • Springfield, temporary county seat, 5; descriptions, 11, 16, 42-44, 85-90; plat of, 11; original propri|etors, 12n; first lot sales, 13; pop|ulation, 35, 41; cholera, 41-42; business census, 45; state capital, 56-57, 83; new buildings, 88-89, 174-75; crudeties, 91-92; first rail|road, 144; importance diminishes, 161; growth, 165; vote of, 223, 234, 287
  • Page  312Springfield (Ky.), 5
  • Springfield Academy, 200
  • Springfield Artillery, 50, 106, 129, 210, 211, 217, 220, 241, 264
  • Springfield & Alton Railroad, 152
  • Springfield Brass Band, 135
  • Springfield Cadets, 127
  • Springfield City Council, 290
  • Springfield Conservative, 221
  • Springfield Female Seminary, 200
  • Springfield Gas Company, 178
  • Springfield Horticultural Society, 189
  • Springfield Infantry, 135
  • Springfield Marine & Fire Insurance Co., 171, 263
  • Springfield Sharp Shooters, 50
  • Springfield Temperance Society, 52
  • Springfield Young Ladies' Institute, 200
  • Springfield Zouave Grays, 263, 264
  • Stages, travel by, 48, 149-50
  • State Bank of Illinois, 121, 170; build|ing of, 89 and note, 171
  • State House, waste charged, 66; con|struction, 73-75, 86, 87, 89; yard improved, 178; Lincoln's office in, 249; Lincoln's body in, 291
  • Stillman, Stephen, 11
  • Stock raising, 48
  • Stone, Dan, 50, 52, 67
  • Storekeeping, 8-9
  • Strawbridge, Thomas, 24
  • Street lighting, 178
  • Strode, James, 31
  • Stuart, John Todd, describes social life, 19-20; describes early phy|sicians, 25; settles in Springfield, 25; in Lyceum and Colonization Society, 52; partnership with Lin|coln, 59; Whig leader, 65, 110; on State House committee, 66; in An|derson case, 69; in Adams contro|versy, 70; in Truett case, 77; in Springfield society, 93; on Jackson funeral committee, 106; hospitality, 108, 191; helps to secure college, 202; at Compromise meeting, 205; Journal denounces, 222; in 1858 campaign, 232; elected to Con|gress, 274; denounces emancipation, 275; eulogizes Lincoln, 290
  • Sugar Creek, 4
  • Sweet, Theophilus, 140
  • Swett, Leonard, 238, 274
  • Swiss Bell Ringers, 105