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William H. Herndon, Jesse William Weik, Herndon's Lincoln: The True Story of a Great Life, Etiam in minimis major, The History and Personal Recollections of Abraham Lincoln by William H. Herndon, for twenty years his friend and Jesse William Weik 650 0 Browse Search
John G. Nicolay, A Short Life of Abraham Lincoln, condensed from Nicolay and Hayes' Abraham Lincoln: A History 172 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 29. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 156 0 Browse Search
Francis B. Carpenter, Six Months at the White House 154 0 Browse Search
Horace Greeley, The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the United States of America, 1860-65: its Causes, Incidents, and Results: Intended to exhibit especially its moral and political phases with the drift and progress of American opinion respecting human slavery from 1776 to the close of the War for the Union. Volume II. 78 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 36. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 68 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 4. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 64 0 Browse Search
Hon. J. L. M. Curry , LL.D., William Robertson Garrett , A. M. , Ph.D., Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 1.1, Legal Justification of the South in secession, The South as a factor in the territorial expansion of the United States (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 62 0 Browse Search
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 3. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.) 52 0 Browse Search
William Boynton, Sherman's Historical Raid 50 0 Browse Search
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d, as Hill himself had been postmaster before Lincoln. Between the revenue derived from the post-office and his income from land surveys Lincoln was, in the expressive language of the day, getting eve him. There was always something about Lincoln in his earlier days to encourage his friends.ubstance of his efforts on the stump. I have Lincoln's word for it that it was more of a hand-shaknt of work he could do. Learning these facts, Lincoln took hold of a cradle, and handling it with evotes in that crowd. One Dr. Barrett, seeing Lincoln, enquired of the latter's friends: Can't theogether. The election took place in August. Lincoln's friend, John T. Stuart, was also a candidate on the legislative ticket. He encouraged Lincoln's canvas in every way, even at the risk of sacrd 1390 votes, In all former biographies of Lincoln, including the Nicolay and Hay history in the Carpenter 1170, and Stuart 1164. At last Lincoln had been elected to the legislature, and by a[16 more...]
f McNamar. Since the days when in Indiana, Lincoln sat on the river's bank with little Kate Robys have taken issue with me on this phase of Mr. Lincoln's life. Arnold says: The picture has been New Salem and up to the day of Anne's death Mr. Lincoln was all life and animation. He seemed to sed there. Before narrating the details of Lincoln's courtship with Miss Rutledge, it is proper ttachment began. About the same time that Lincoln drifted into New Salem there came in from theshe undoubtedly was as classic a scholar as Mr. Lincoln. She had at the time she met him, I believeen himself and the deceased. The truth is Mr. Lincoln was strangely wrought up over the sad endintrue condition. In the years that followed Mr. Lincoln never forgot the kindness of Greene throughly after this that Dr. Jason Duncan placed in Lincoln's hands a poem called Immortality. The piece is no question that from this time forward Mr. Lincoln's spells of melancholy became more intense [27 more...]
S. Owens. her nature, education, and mind. Lincoln's boast. he pays his addresses. the lady's letters to Herndon. Lincoln's letters. his avowals of affection. the letter to Mrs. Browning. Mof Lincoln. Before taking up an account of Lincoln's entry into the Legislature, which, followinlingered long enough to make an impression on Lincoln; but returned to Kentucky and did not reappeat simply by the asking. On this second visit Lincoln paid her more marked attention than before, aurs, Mary S. Vineyard. The reference to Lincoln's deficiency in those little links which makeer child, a fat baby boy, to the summit; that Lincoln strolled carelessly along, offering no assist. Whilst here, he was laughing at me about Mr. Lincoln, and among other things spoke about the cirbear in mind that the letter was written by Mr. Lincoln in the fervor of early manhood, just as he army. She died July 4, 1877. Speaking of Mr. Lincoln a short time before her death she referred [19 more...]
the answer to George Forquer. the election, Lincoln leading the ticket. the long Nine. recklewhich both lived. What impression he made on Lincoln, what opinions each formed of the other, or wto spread over the prairies! At this session Lincoln remained quietly in the background, and conte This custom will account for the boldness of Lincoln's utterances and the unequivocal tone of hisally admitted that the bold and decided stand Lincoln took — though too audacious and emphatic for recently came to light, in a letter which Mr. Lincoln wrote a week after he had announced his canthought a duel must settle the difficulty. Mr. Lincoln by the programme followed Early. Taking upthe rod as a conductor. At the conclusion of Lincoln's speech the crowd was about dispersing, when devolved on him. He then proceeded to answer Lincoln's speech in a style which, while it was able average majority of four hundred. This time Lincoln led his ticket. The nine elected were, Abrah[16 more...]
rry that they could not wait three days for Mr. Lincoln to return from Tremont, but must hasten thes. He gravely signs the firm name, Logan and Lincoln, to this unlawyerlike letter and sends it on after at the town of Pekin neither Baker nor Lincoln obtained the coveted honor; but John J. Hardithe election was a severe disappointment to Mr. Lincoln as well as to all other Whigs. No electionof January in support of them not only sealed Lincoln's doom as a Congressman, but in my opinion, llphia to nominate a candidate for President. Lincoln attended as a delegate. He advocated the noms. Meanwhile, in spite of the hopeful view Lincoln seemed to take of the prospect, things in his thus writing to him was not to threaten him. Lincoln was not a man who could be successfully threaeech has heretofore been omitted by most of Mr. Lincoln's biographers because of its glaring inappretc. A. Lincoln. No doubt the man, when Lincoln declined at first to recommend him, did resor[92 more...]
ld. studying Euclid. taste for literature. Lincoln's first appearance in the Supreme Court of Ile mankind, and there is no doubt that much of Lincoln's success was in a measure attributable to heeriously accepted the latter's attentions. Mr. Lincoln may not be as handsome a figure, she said o heart is as large as his arms are long. Mrs. Lincoln accompanied her husband to Washington and r the canvass in Illinois, he early sought out Lincoln, with whom he had been so favorably impressed years before. On his way home from Congress Lincoln came by way of Niagara Falls and down Lake Erat last swung clear of the opposing sand bar. Lincoln had watched this operation very intently. Ite I said nothing, probably out of respect for Lincoln's well-known reputation as a boatman. The mo regarded as a rising man. Speed suggested to Lincoln to apply for the place himself. I have pledggement — a quality or characteristic in which Lincoln was strikingly deficient. He had endorsed th[11 more...]
us at many of the dingy taverns, says David Davis, Lincoln said nothing. He was once presiding as judge in ths twenty-eight dollars. I happened in court just as Lincoln was rendering his decision. He ruled against the plleagues, in the eastern end of the circuit annoyed Lincoln once while he was holding court for Davis by attempvering his astonishment, ventured to enquire, Well, Lincoln, how can we get this case up again? Lincoln eyed Lincoln eyed him quizzically a moment, and then answered, You have all been so ‘mighty smart about this case. you can find ty, relates a lawyer who travelled the circuit with Lincoln, some thirty young men had been indicted for playing cards, and Lincoln and I were employed in their defense. The prosecuting attorney, in framing the indictmentcident, and who was afterward a trusted friend of Mr. Lincoln, Henry C. Whitney, has described most happily thef a life on the circuit. A bit of it, referring to Lincoln, I apprehend, cannot be deemed out of place here.
re new to the majority of his Kansas How Mr. Lincoln stood on the questions of the hour, after h of well-known history. On his return home Lincoln told me that for once in his life he was greasince Long Jim Wilson left for California. Lincoln's return to Springfield after his dazzling sue of his course in the contest with Douglas. Lincoln's friend in Kansas, instead of securing that the dramatic change by Carter, of Ohio, when Lincoln, swinging loose, swept grandly to the front. ith a copy of the Missouri Democrat, in which Lincoln had marked three passages referring to Seward marching to victory under the inspiration of Lincoln's sentiment, that the further spread of slavethe note was a little tremulous, showing that Lincoln was excited and nervous when he wrote it. Fofhese were among the last meetings we had with Lincoln as our friend and fellow at the bar; and theymorning of election day I stepped in to see Mr. Lincoln, and was surprised to learn that he did not[35 more...]
er supporters -made a deep impression on him. Lincoln read it over several times, but refrained frout from New York and spent several days with Lincoln. He was not only the representative of Senatgton in the spring of 1858. Two years after Mr. Lincoln's death, Mr. Wilson wrote me as follows: t elected. In this letter to me you say of Mr. Lincoln what more than four years of observation coen can do it. There is no fail here. This is Lincoln, and you mark my prediction. You and I must keep the people right; God will keep Lincoln right. These words of yours made a deep impression ups perhaps too easily influenced by others. Mr. Lincoln was a genuine democrat in feelings, sentimee or a drive. She was met in the parlor by Mr. Lincoln, who, after a hurried trip upstairs to asceur gift any office I could afford to take. Mr. Lincoln then proposed to make Guthrie, of Kentucky,he steps of the national Capitol. After Mr. Lincoln's rise to national prominence, and especial[20 more...]