A Reporter's Lincoln


A Reporter's Lincoln (1916).

This book, "A Reporter's Lincoln", by Walter Barlow Stevens, is a replication of a book originally published before 1916. It has been restored by human beings, page by page, so that you may enjoy it in a form as close to the original as possible.

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A Reporter's Lincoln (1916).

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780548618493
  • Publisher: Kessinger Publishing Company
  • Publication date: 10/28/2007
  • Pages: 84
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.20 (d)

Meet the Author

Walter B. Stevens (1848–1939) joined the St. Louis Globe-Democrat in 1881 and headed the paper’s Washington bureau from 1884 to 1901. Michael Burlingame is a history professor at Connecticut College. He is the author of The Inner World of Abraham Lincoln and Lincoln Observed: The Civil War Dispatches of Noah Brooks.

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Table of Contents

Editor's Introduction
Pt. I A Reporter's Lincoln
They Knew Lincoln 1
Growing Days at New Salem 3
Giants in Those Days 12
How He Broke the Quorum 13
The Duel He Didn't Fight 15
Duff Armstrong and the "Almanac" 21
Brand of Whiskey Grant Drank 24
Captain Henry King's Experience 25
The "New Party" of the Fifties 26
A Drink and a Sunrise 31
The Eighth Circuit 32
The Bloomington Convention 37
Lawyer, Philosopher, Statesman 48
Wells H. Blodgett's Experience 51
A Land Case 52
The "Lost Speech" 53
When He was Just "Bob's Father" 55
They Heard the Final Debate 56
Impressions Made on J. S. Ewing 59
How Jesse W. Fell Started the Debaters 62
How the News Came 64
The Lincoln Scrapbooks 65
President McKinley's Lincoln Story 90
How He Studied German 91
He Established Standard Gauge 91
The Bowl of Custard 92
Albert Blair's Three Vivid Impressions 95
The Friend of the Boys 97
The Bixby Collection 105
Robert Lincoln in Two Crises 109
The Courtship and Home Life 110
Pt. 2 Supplementary Material from the St. Louis Globe-Democrat
William T. Baker 123
Orville F. Berry 127
Francis E. Brownell 131
Martin L. Bundy 138
Stephen R. Capps 139
John Carmody 140
Augustus H. Chapman 141
Jonathan H. Cheney 142
Enos Clarke 143
James D. Conner 151
Shelby M. Cullon 152
George T. M. Davis 156
Thomas Dowling 159
Mrs. Benjamin S. Edwards 160
Orlando B. Ficklin 163
William Fisher 164
Mrs. Annie C. Fox 165
Thomas Goodwin 166
Dennis Hanks 167
John B. Henderson 170
J. F. Humphreys 173
James T. Jones 174
Lyman Lacey 176
Edward F. Leonard 177
Thomas J. Lincoln 178
Mrs. James Judson Lord 187
Robert W. McClaughry 188
Thompson Ware McNeely 190
Henry Guest McPike 192
John F. Mendonsa 193
Joseph B. Messick 194
Ezra M. Prince 195
Addison G. Proctor 196
John W. Proctor 201
Owen T. Reeves 203
James P. Root 204
Henry M. Russell 205
Benjamin F. Shaw 207
John Quincy Spears 209
Adlai E. Stevenson 211
J. G. Stewart 216
Charles Church Tyler 217
Theophilus Van Deren 224
App. 1 Mrs. Benjamin S. Edwards's Recollections of Abraham Lincoln and Mary Todd 227
App. 2 The Accuracy of Newspaper Accounts of the 1858 Lincoln-Douglas Debates 229
App. 3 Lincoln's Meeting with the Missouri Radicals, September 30, 1863 237
Notes 245
Index 297
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