Life of Abraham Lincoln: Presenting His Early History, Political Career, and Speeches in and Out of Congress; Also, a General View of His Policy As President of the United States; with His Messages, Proclamations, Letters, Etc (Classic Reprint)
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Excerpt from Life of Abraham Lincoln: Presenting His Early History, Political Career, and Speeches in and Out of Congress; Also, a General View of His Policy as President of the United States; With His Messages, Proclamations, Letters, Etc
Tn'e first part of the sketch of Mr. Lincoln's life herewith pre sented to the public, was mainly prepared for the press in June, 1860 - only slight modifications having been made, and brief additions, so as to embrace the period terminating with his inau guration. This portion of the work embodies a condensed view of Mr. Lincoln's speeches, which can not fail to interest the attentive student, who seeks for information concerning his early_ political life. The second part, after a summary of National events immediately preceding March 4, 1861, gives a condensed history of Mr. Lincoln's Administration, including a narrative of military operations, down to the present time. The most import ant public papers, addresses and occasional letters of the Presi dent, will also be found in the following pages.
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