John George Nicolay (born February 26, 1832, as Johann Georg in Essingen, Rhenish Bavaria - September 26, 1901) was an American (German-born) biographer, secretary of US President Abraham Lincoln and member of the German branch of the Nicolay family. In 1838, he immigrated to the United States with his father, attended school in Cincinnati. He later went to Illinois, where he edited the Pike County Free Press at Pittsfield, and became a political power in the state. Then he became assistant to the secretary of state of Illinois. While in this position, he met Abraham Lincoln and became his devoted adherent.
A Short Life of Abraham Lincolnby John G. Nicolay
A Short Life of Abraham Lincoln is a great beginning point for anyone interested in the life of one of the greatest Presidents of the United States to ever live. See more details below
A Short Life of Abraham Lincoln is a great beginning point for anyone interested in the life of one of the greatest Presidents of the United States to ever live.
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Was very excited to acquire this work, but the font is so small as to cause considerable stain to read. Capital letters measure 2mm.