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Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 4 32 0 Browse Search
John G. Nicolay, A Short Life of Abraham Lincoln, condensed from Nicolay and Hayes' Abraham Lincoln: A History 20 0 Browse Search
William Schouler, A history of Massachusetts in the Civil War: Volume 1 3 1 Browse Search
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in Chicago, July 15, 1871; and the mother, Mary Lincoln, in Springfield, July 16, 1882. Robert,ere he had learned the quality and promise of Lincoln's talents. It was an opportune and important of the profession in a more serious spirit. Lincoln's interest in politics, however, was in no wat's success should excite a similar desire in Lincoln, who had reached equal party prominence, and endered even more conspicuous party service. Lincoln had profited greatly by the companionship andhen the leading Whigs of Sangamon County met, Lincoln was under the impression that it was Baker aname letter we have a striking illustration of Lincoln's intelligence and skill in the intricate det be harmony. In the following year (1844) Lincoln was once more compelled to exercise his patie nomination without serious contention, while Lincoln found a partial recompense in being nominateds arrangement. Already, in the fall of 1845, Lincoln industriously began his appeals and instructi
esolutions expressing the sorrow felt by our people on the death of the President, a copy of which Governor Andrew was requested to forward to Mrs. Lincoln, which he did on the 26th of April, in a letter of which the following is a copy:— Mrs. Mary Lincoln. Madam,—The resolutions of the General Court of this Commonwealth, an officially engrossed copy of which I herewith transmit, impose on me the mournful duty of forwarding such copy, as a token of the respect and regard entertained for y to express as I could wish the sympathy with which I have the honor to remain, madam, Faithfully and obediently yours, John A. Andrew. This letter, with the resolutions inclosed, was sent to Hon. F. P. Blair, to be by him delivered to Mrs. Lincoln; for, as he says, it seems more in earnest and more genuine for such a delivery to be made by the hand of a friend than by the course of the mails. Among the memorials of affection and regard which Governor Andrew received during the war fr
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 4, Chapter 50: last months of the Civil War.—Chase and Taney, chief-justices.—the first colored attorney in the supreme court —reciprocity with Canada.—the New Jersey monopoly.— retaliation in war.—reconstruction.—debate on Louisiana.—Lincoln and Sumner.—visit to Richmond.—the president's death by assassination.—Sumner's eulogy upon him. —President Johnson; his method of reconstruction.—Sumner's protests against race distinctions.—death of friends. —French visitors and correspondents.—1864-1865. (search)
owards leading rebels will be modified. President Lincoln was so essentially humane and gentle thared exile for them to severer penalties. President Lincoln's policy with regard to foreign powers w would be convened at once. I hope not. President Lincoln had determined not to convene it. We are he is safe; and if it be proper, convey to Mrs. Lincoln the assurance that we all grieve for her, aico. At the meeting of the Cabinet with Mr. Lincoln on the last day of his life, Friday, April ll the middle of May. The President, since Mr. Lincoln's death, had been lodging in Mr. Hooper's he style was calm and restrained. The life of Lincoln from lowly condition to exalted place was drarmness in maintaining them. In no study of Mr. Lincoln is there so fine a statement of his simpliode artistic limitations. He found at hand Mr. Lincoln's constant insistence, in debates with Dougrative occasion Mr. Bancroft's eulogy on Mr. Lincoln before Congress in February, 1866, set fort[6 more...]