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" I was born, and have ever remained, in the most humble walks of life. I have no wealthy or popular relations or friends to recommend me. My case is thrown exclusively upon the independent voters of the county; and, if elected, they will have conferred... "
The Early Life of Abraham Lincoln: Containing Many Unpublished Documents and ... - Page 131
by Ida Minerva Tarbell, John McCan Davis - 1896 - 240 pages
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Lincoln and His World, Volume 1

Richard Lawrence Miller - Biography & Autobiography - 2006 - 443 pages
...independent voters." Expressing hope for victory and acknowledging possibility of defeat, he declared, "If the good people in their wisdom shall see fit...familiar with disappointments to be very much chagrined." Someone who participated in the election and was one of the shrewdest Sangamon County politicians noted...
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Abraham Lincoln: Friend of the People

Clara Ingram Judson - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2007 - 195 pages
...to compensate. But if the good people in their wisdom shall see fit to keep me in the back ground, I have been too familiar with disappointments to be very much chagrined. Your friend and fellow -citizen, A.LINCOLN. With this statement back of him, Lincoln planned to get...
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The Inspired Wisdom of Abraham Lincoln: How Faith Shaped an American ...

Philip L. Ostergard - Biography & Autobiography - 2008 - 272 pages
...popular relations to recommend me. My case is thrown exclusively upon the independent voters of this county, and if elected they will have conferred a...familiar with disappointments to be very much chagrined. Your friend and fellow-citizen, New Salem, March 9, 1832. A. LINCOLN. CW I: 5-9 (5, 8-9) To Jesse W....
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Land of Lincoln: Adventures in Abe's America

Andrew Ferguson - History - 2008 - 304 pages
...popular relations to recommend me. My case is thrown exclusively upon the independent voters of this county, and if elected they will have conferred a...familiar with disappointments to be very much chagrined." It's a remarkable statement from a twenty- three-year-old drifter. Herndon later wrote that the closing...
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