In the Footsteps of the Lincolns

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Harper & Brothers, 1924 - 418 pages
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Young Samuel Lincoln, who had been apprenticed as a weaver in England, arrived in the Puritan colony of Boston Bay in 1637. Ida M. Tarbell traces the generations from Samuel to Abraham Lincoln, offering rich details of character and circumstance and showing that the president's ancestors were not precisely as his detractors painted them. She takes Abraham Lincoln from the cabin of his birth to the White House, where he is introduced to a nation in crisis.

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User Review  - Krista - Goodreads

An interesting, albeit dated, journey through the history of Abraham Lincoln's ancestors in America as well as the run up to his election as president. One learns almost as much about Ida Tarbell's ... Read full review


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