Stephen A. Douglas, an Illinois politician and a rival of Abraham Lincoln. Douglas defeated Lincoln in the Illinois Senate race of 1858 after a series of famous debates, but lost the Presidential race to him two years later. From negative in collection of F. H. Meserve, New York.
January 1 1913
New York State Archives. New York (State). Department of Education. Division of Visual Instruction. Instructional lantern slides, ca. 1856-1939. Series A3045-78, No. 3626.
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