Lincoln's Little Girl: A True Story

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Boyds Mills Press, 1994 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 184 pages
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During the presidential campaign of 1860, 11-year-old Grace Bedell wrote to Abraham Lincoln and suggested that he grow whiskers, thinking that the beard would increase his chances for election. In this unique biography, the author has uncovered original letters and newspaper accounts that add to this small but inspiring piece of history.

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Grace Bedell writes to Lincoln on October 15 1860

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