Lincoln: The Presidential Archives

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DK Pub., 2007 - Biography & Autobiography - 159 pages
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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.

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User Review  - swkoenig - LibraryThing

What I found Interesting about Lincoln: The Presidential Archives was that for the person who know just what was taught in school; this is an excellent source of information on the Life of Abe Lincoln ... Read full review

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User Review  - ALincolnNut - LibraryThing

This recent book on Abraham Lincoln attempts to personalize, or at least concretize, the legendary president. In addition to lots of photographs throughout the book, there are sections that contain ... Read full review

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