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585 Index The abbreviation RL is used for Robert Lincoln in subentries. Abbott, E. W., 104 Adams, Charles Francis, Jr., 67 Adams, Charles Francis, Sr., 71, 79, 302, 303, 455 n. 92; book on Lincoln and Seward, 271–72 Adams, Henry, 223, 303, 328 Adams, John Quincy, 15 Adams, Marian, 223 Agassiz, Louis, 64 Akard, Jacob, 291–92 Albert Edward, Prince of Wales, 50, 317 Altgeld, John Peter, 294, 335 Anderson, C. F., 366 Anderson, Frederick P., 49, 64, 129 Anderson, Larz, II, 49, 307, 327, 328, 330, 524 n. 47 Anderson, Nicholas Longworth, 327, 328, 524 n. 47 Anderson, Robert, 49, 66 Appomattox Court House, 95, 97–98, 99, 411 Armour, Philip, 287, 369 Arnold, Isaac N., 160, 206; Lincoln biographies of, 271; Mary Lincoln’s insanity and, 162, 165 Arthur, Chester Alan, 1, 236, 283; and 1884 Republican presidential nomination, 248, 253–58; Bright’s Disease of, 246, 257; death and funeral of, 288–89; Garfield assassination and, 229, 233–34; Indian policy of, 499 n. 6; Lady Franklin Bay Arctic Expedition and, 250; nominated for vice president, 213; nominates Grant for general’s appointment, 261–62; political history of, 235; as president, 235, 243, 259–62; replaces Garfield cabinet, 234, 235; RL statement on, 289; sworn in as president, 233; Yellowstone Park trip, 245–48 Ayer, B. F., 164 Babb, W. I., 364 Bacon, Henry, 406 Badeau, Adam, 212, 494 n. 50; article on Mary Lincoln, 274 Bailhache, William H., 56, 446 n. 56 Baker, Edward D., 6, 10, 75, 93 Ball, Thomas, 280 Bancroft, George, 375 Bangs, C. C., 102 Barnard, George Grey, 382–85, 388; RL opinion of, 388 Barnes, Joseph K., 104 Barnum, P. T., 58 Bates, David Homer, 110; book of, 276; death of, 411 Barton, William E., 403 Bayard, Thomas F., 326, 333 Beale, William G., 284, 320, 337; on Jack Lincoln , 311, 317–18; Jessie Beckwith divorce and, 364 Bean, Cora, 147 Beckwith, Jessie Lincoln (see also Lincoln, Jessie ), 363, 418–19; death of, 419; disinherited from ownership of Hildene, 418; divorce from Warren Beckwith, 363–64; father’s death and funeral and, 414; financial troubles of, 396; first pregnancy of, 353–54; gardening , passion for, 361; house bought for by father, 394; Lincoln papers and, 403; lives in Cuba, 399; lives with Lincolns, 390–91, 394; marital discord of, 362–63; marriage with Warren Beckwith, 351, 354; rents NYC apartment , 394; second child of, 362; second marriage of, 395–96; stillborn birth of, 362; third divorce of, 418; third marriage of, 396; trust fund created by father, 396, 415, 542 n. 53 Beckwith, Mary Lincoln “Peggy,” 362, 363, 390, 391, 394–95, 411; birth of, 354; character of, 419; Christian Science Church and, 419; death of, 419; enrolls in Cornell University, 400; golfer, 395; Hildene and, 418–19; Lincoln legacy and, 419; lives in Cuba, 399; RL on, 354; World War I and, 399–400 Beckwith, Robert Todd Lincoln “Bud,” 363, 390, 391, 394–95, 411; birth of, 362; birthday party at Hildene, 395; character of, 419–20; death of, 420; education of, 419; grandfather ’s death and funeral and, 414; health of, 420; Jack Lincoln gravestone and, 418; Lincoln legacy and, 420; RL on, 362 Beckwith, Warren, 349, 362, 395; blames Mary Harlan Lincoln for divorce, 363; business attempts of, 353–54; character of, 349–50; index 586 divorces Jessie, 363–64; engaged to Jessie Lincoln, 350; elopement with Jessie Lincoln , 349–51; marital discord of, 362–63; marriage with Jessie Lincoln, 351, 354; relationship with RL, 364; RL’s opinion of, 350, 353; secures job through RL, 350; Spanish American War and, 353–54 Belknap, William Worth, 263 Bell, Alexander Graham, 232 Bell, John, 50 Bellevue Place Sanitarium, 164, 167–69, 171–72 Beveridge, Albert, 402–3 Biebush, Fred, 193 Bishop, Henry W., 187 Bixby, Lydia, 375 Black, Chauncey F., 160 Blaine, James G., 1, 211, 214; Bering Sea seal hunting and, 322–23, 324–26; Garfield assassination and, 227–29; Maybrick case and, 308–9; named secretary of state in 1880, 214, 304; presidential election of 1884, 258–59; Republican 1880 presidential nomination and, 213; Republican 1884 presidential nomination and, 253–57; Republican 1888 presidential nomination and, 295, 299; resignation from Cabinet 1892, 332; secretary of state 1889–92, 304, 320–27; suggests RL for vice president nomination, 255; Venezuela boundary dispute and, 326–27 Blair, Albert, 47 Blair, Francis P., 84 Bledsoe, Sophie, 8 Blicq, Josie, 305 Bliss, D. W., 228, 498 nn. 38 and 48...


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  • Lawyers -- United States -- Biography.
  • Lincoln, Robert Todd, 1843-1926.
  • Children of presidents -- United States -- Biography.
  • Ambassadors -- United States -- Biography.
  • United States -- Politics and government -- 1865-1933.
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