Life of Abraham Lincoln, sixteenth president of the United States. Containing his early history and political career; together with the speeches, messages, proclamations and other official documents illustrative of his eventful administration. By Frank

Philadelphia, J.E. Potter, 1865.

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Subjects Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865.
Description 476 p. front. (port.) 19 cm.
Contents Boyhood and early manhood -- In Congress and on the stump -- Before the nation -- Nominated and elected President -- To Washington -- The new administration -- Preparing for war -- The first session of Congress -- Close of 1861 -- The Congress of 1861-62 -- The slavery question -- The Peninsular Campaign -- Freedom to millions -- Last session of the Thirty-seventh Congress -- The tide turned -- Letters and speeches -- The Thirty-eighth Congress -- Progress -- Renominated -- Reconstruction -- Presidential campaign of 1864 -- Re-elected -- Tightening the lines -- In Richmond -- The last act -- The man -- Appendix. Mr. Lincoln's speeches in Congress and elsewhere, proclamations, letters, etc., not included in the body of the work: Speech on Mexican war, (in Congress, Jan. 12, 1848) -- Speech on internal improvements, (in Congress, June 20, 1848) -- Speech on the presidency and general politics, (in Congress, July 27, 1848) -- Speech in reply to Mr. Douglas, on Kansas, the Dred Scott Decision, and the Utah question, (at Springfield, June 26, 1857) -- Speech in reply to Senator Douglas, (at Chicago, July 10, 1858) -- Opening passages of his speech at Freeport -- Letter to Gen. McClellan -- Letter to Gen. Schofield relative to the removal of Gen. Curtis -- Three hundred thousand men called for -- Rev. Dr. McPheeters, President's reply to an appeal for interference -- An election ordered in the state of Arkansas -- Letter to William Fishback on the election in Arkansas -- Call for the five hundred thousand men -- Letter to Mrs. Gurney -- The Tennessee Test Oath.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)ocm00544741
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