Lincoln's New Salem, by Benjamin P. Thomas; drawings by Romaine Proctor from photographs by the Herbert Georg studio, Springfield.
Thomas, Benjamin Platt, 1902-1956.
  • Baptists, 34, 35, 36.
  • Barbecues, 29.
  • Barrett, Dr. R. F., 76.
  • Barton, William E., 102.
  • Baker, Edward D., 58.
  • Bale, Hardin, 12, 37.
  • Bale, Jacob, buys New Salem property, 12, 37; tuition for children of, 93.
  • Bath, 74.
  • Beardstown, postal receipts at, 68; mentioned, 10, 24, 37, 52, 53, 55, 56.
  • Berry, John M., leader in re|ligious life, 34, 35; helps or|ganize Temperance Society, 37; mentioned, 25, 61.
  • Berry, William F., partnership with Lincoln, 12, 13, 60-63; at|tends Illinois College, 29; in Black Hawk War, 54, 70; exe|cutes mortgage on Lincoln-Berry store, 71; sued by cred|itors, 72-74; see also Lincoln-Berry store.
  • Black Hawk, Chief, 53.
  • Black Hawk War, 53-58.
  • Blackwell, Robert, 79.
  • Blane, George, 93.
  • Blankenship, Eli C., 71, 72.
  • Bogue, Vincent, navigates the Sangamon, 51-52; sued by credi|tors, 70; mentioned, 71, 72.
  • Bond, Benjamin, 79.
  • Bond, Shadrach, 79.
  • Bone, Elihu, 94.
  • Browning, Mrs. Orville H., 84.
  • Bryant, William Cullen, 54.
  • Buckmaster, Nathaniel, 79.
  • Burner, Isaac, builds house, 10; leaves New Salem, 37.