Lincoln: The Presidential Archives
A beautifully illustrated celebration of the life of Abraham Lincoln, from his early childhood, through his political career, historic presidency, and tragic assassination, Lincoln: The Presidential Archives is an astounding tribute to a beloved leader. Tucked within the pages of rich narrative are removable reproductions of handwritten letters, childhood notes, speech drafts, campaign materials, and other personal and historic mementos. Fully illustrated with more than 120 black-and-white and color images, Lincoln: The Presidential Archives captures the true spirit of an enduring legacy. Reproduced, removable documents include: Abraham and Mary Todd's marriage license, The first letter carried by the Pony Express, Lincoln's original Emancipation Proclamation, Civil War telegrams, And many more. Book jacket.