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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 1,765 1 Browse Search
Abraham Lincoln, Stephen A. Douglas, Debates of Lincoln and Douglas: Carefully Prepared by the Reporters of Each Party at the times of their Delivery. 1,301 9 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 947 3 Browse Search
John G. Nicolay, A Short Life of Abraham Lincoln, condensed from Nicolay and Hayes' Abraham Lincoln: A History 914 0 Browse Search
Francis B. Carpenter, Six Months at the White House 776 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events, Diary from December 17, 1860 - April 30, 1864 (ed. Frank Moore) 495 1 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 1. (ed. Frank Moore) 485 1 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 27. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 456 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) 410 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 I. 405 1 Browse Search
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ut one true history in the world, said one of Lincoln's closest friends to whom I confided the proj redeemed by the virtues and graces of life. Lincoln's character will, I am certain, bear close scait tell the world what the skeleton was with Lincoln. What gave him that peculiar melancholy? Whred to take him as he was. In determining Lincoln's title to greatness we must not only keep inggles to the topmost round of the ladder; but Lincoln rose from a lower depth than any of them — fr The object of this work is to deal with Mr. Lincoln individually and domestically; as lawyer, a extent of the work. The endeavor is to keep Lincoln in sight all the time to cling close to his sheory of his life to establish or destroy. Mr. Lincoln was my warm, devoted friend. I always lovyle puts it, can never injure the fame of Abraham Lincoln. It will stand that or any other test, atory. My long personal association with Mr. Lincoln gave me special facilities in the direction[9 more...]
Chapter 1. Date and place of Lincoln's birth. the interview with J. L. Scripps. Lincoln's reference to his mother. the Bible rLincoln's reference to his mother. the Bible record. the Kentucky stories of Lincoln's parentage. the Journal of William Calk. the death of Abraham Lincoln, the President's grandfatherLincoln's parentage. the Journal of William Calk. the death of Abraham Lincoln, the President's grandfather. Mordecai's revenge. Thomas Lincoln, his marriage and married life. Nancy Hanks, the President's mother. her sadness, her disposition anAbraham Lincoln, the President's grandfather. Mordecai's revenge. Thomas Lincoln, his marriage and married life. Nancy Hanks, the President's mother. her sadness, her disposition and mental nature. the camp-meeting at Elizabethtown. Beyond the fact that he was born on the 12th day of February, 1809, in Hardin county,h he felt that his life was unsafe is by no means surprising. Abraham Lincoln, Regarding the definition of the names Lincoln and Hanks itLincoln and Hanks it is said, the first is merely a local name without any special meaning, and the second is the old English diminutive of Hal or Harry. the gndfather was, if indeed he knew. His paternal grandfather, Abraham Lincoln, They [the Lincolns] were also called Linkhorns. The old s
mony of his stepmother. Sarah, the sister of Abraham Lincoln, though in some respects like her brother, lacknation — modesty and good sense. Strange to say, Mr. Lincoln never said much about his sister in after years, chool-mate Samuel Haycraft, December 6, 1866. of Lincoln's at Hazel's school, speaking of the master, says: and dim, and even after arriving at man's estate Mr. Lincoln was significantly reserved when reference was madstin Gollaher of Hodgensville, claims to have saved Lincoln from drowning one day as they were trying to coon i log. The boys were in pursuit of birds, when young Lincoln fell into the water, and his vigilant companion, wh boy. Nature was a little abrupt in the case of Abraham Lincoln; she tossed him from the nimbleness of boyhood led these four lines of schoolboy doggerel: Abraham Lincoln, His hand and pen, He will be good, But God knoaught him to love it. Verily there was but one Abraham Lincoln! His chief delight during the day, if unmol
days, one of our mess, an old acquaintance of Lincoln, G. B. Fanchier, shot a dove, and having a gis one of the bystanders relates — ensued, and Lincoln, noticing one of his friends about to succumbn Berry could not have been found; for, while Lincoln at one end of the store was dispensing politiAlmighty! I exclaimed, and passed on. But Lincoln kept on at his studies. Wherever he was and ntly assisted him in the store. He says that Lincoln was fond of short, spicy stories one and two out apparent difficulty relate it. In fact, Mr. Lincoln's fame as a storyteller spread far and widehe same table with them. As a society man, Lincoln was singularly deficient while he lived in Ney hand. It remains a matter of surprise that Lincoln was able to retain his popularity with the ho the city under his administration as Mayor. Lincoln, I know, respected and admired him. After Linthority for the statement that her father and Lincoln frequently sat up till midnight engrossed in[55 more...]
elf become the Empire State of the union. Lincoln served on the Committee on Finance, and zealotizens, he felt confident of a good start. Lincoln used to come to our office — Stuart's and minoks of the firm are all in the handwriting of Lincoln. Most of the declarations and pleas were wrie State. While I am inclined to believe that Lincoln did not, after entering Stuart's office, do ais a few weeks before, by a mob, of a negro. Lincoln took this incident as a sort of text for his on the folly of the enterprise. In 1838 Mr. Lincoln was again elected to the Legislature. At tretaining his place on the Finance Committee, Lincoln was assigned to the Committee on Counties. T audience roared with laughter. When it came Lincoln's turn to answer he covered the gallant colonself. I knew he was a brave man, and even if Lincoln had not interposed, I felt sure he wouldn't of the Long Nine, reflecting somewhat more on Lincoln than the rest. The latter was not present, b[58 more...]
peed, who was a warm friend of the Edwardses, Lincoln was led to call on Miss Todd. He was charmed had greatly intensified his gloomy spirits. Lincoln proffers his sympathy. I hope and believe, h picture. Speed having now safely married, Lincoln's mind began to turn on things nearer home. Mrs. Francis, sharing her husband's views of Lincoln's glorious possibilities, and desiring to do s after that fatal first of January, 1841, as Lincoln styled it, released him from the engagement, ten, in fact, that on my return home I told Mr. Lincoln of it. If all the good things I have ever dy on public business; and before his return Mr. Lincoln had left for Tremont to attend the court, wo menace, and requested to know whether he (Mr. Lincoln) was author of either of the articles which and I was the less inclined to inquire, as Mr. Lincoln was then gone to Missouri, and Mr. Shields General Whiteside had started in pursuit of Mr. Lincoln, who was at Tremont, attending court. I kn[99 more...]
has no vices has d-d few virtues. Good-day. Lincoln enjoyed this reminiscence of the journey, andous tables was occupied, but failed to find Mr. Lincoln. As we were nearing the door to the officed an extensive and paying practice there, but Lincoln refused the offer, giving as a reason that heer was lost sight of for a time. This hat of Lincoln's — a silk plug — was an extraordinary receptpied the front offices on the same floor with Lincoln and Herndon, and one day Mr. Hay came in and that he thought little of law. Of Ellsworth, Lincoln said: That young man has a real genius for wayears following his retirement from Congress, Lincoln, realizing in a marked degree his want of lit H. Treat, recently deceased, thus describes Lincoln's first appearance in the Supreme Court of Iles a lofty metaphor by way of embellishment. Lincoln once warned me; Billy, don't shoot too high —me in, and with a verdict for the defendant. Lincoln always regarded this as one of the gratifying[90 more...
ud, much to my discomfort. Singularly enough Lincoln never read any other way but aloud. This hableast aid in carrying that. Any man who took Lincoln for a simple-minded man would very soon wake e, and knocking in the heads of his barrels. Lincoln was not employed in the case, but sat watchinon. Early in 1858 at Danville, Ill., I met Lincoln, Swett, and others who had returned from courw who owned a piece of valuable land employed Lincoln and myself to examine the title to the propers, everybody ate at a long table. The judge, Lincoln, and I had the ladies' parlor fitted up with themselves and play till late in the night. Lincoln, Davis, and a few local wits would spend the Lincoln and Swett were the great lawyers, and Lincoln always wanted Swett in jury cases. We who sthe reapers. So this motion excluded either Mr. Lincoln or Mr. Stanton, -which? By the custom of tends of both Lincoln and Douglas. Arnold's Lincoln, p. 90. I could fill this volume with rem[91 more...]
nd rent asunder by the hot bolts of truth. Mr. Lincoln exhibited Douglas in all the attitudes he cks was justifiable and right. I showed it to Lincoln, who remarked that it was rather rank doctrino call him, has a very erroneous knowledge of Lincoln. He was always calculating, and always plannhave done in later days. I remember a letter Lincoln once wrote to the editor of an obscure little as editorial matter not written by himself. Lincoln read the editor's answer to me. Although the im. I remember that Judge S. T. Logan gave up Lincoln with great reluctance. He begged hard to tryclearly out of patience with the Government. Lincoln opposed the notion of coercive measures with al waters had subsided, it became apparent to Lincoln that if he expected to figure as a leader he tuart had rushed out of the office, and wrote Lincoln, who was then in Tazewell County attending coaphic language: I have heard or read all of Mr. Lincoln's great speeches, and I give it as my opini[86 more...]
trasted. Lincoln on the stump. positions of Lincoln and Douglas. incidents of the debate. The rious without it. This was not the first time Lincoln had endorsed the dogma that our Government cout the house-divided-against-itself speech by Lincoln in my opinion drove the nail into Seward's po student of oratorical history, after reading Lincoln's speech on this occasion, will refer to Websith the elastic and flexible Little Giant. Lincoln himself was constructed on an entirely differed away, went to his home, his head rang with Lincoln's logic and appeal to manhood. A brief de restored him to it. During the canvass Mr. Lincoln, in addition to the seven meetings with Dout of that road and every employee was against Lincoln and for Douglas. The heat and dust and bonok place on the second of November, and while Lincoln received of the popular vote a majority of ov Legislature, Douglas received fifty four and Lincoln forty-six votes--one of the results of the la[71 more...]
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