The Language of Liberty (Conservative Leadership Series): The Political Speeches and Writings of Abraham Lincoln

The Language of Liberty (Conservative Leadership Series): The Political Speeches and Writings of Abraham Lincoln

by Joseph R. Fornieri
     
 

ISBN-10: 0895261766

ISBN-13: 9780895261762

Pub. Date: 01/28/2004

Publisher: Regnery Publishing

This is the definitive single-volume collection of Abraham Lincoln's speeches and writings.  See more details below

Overview

This is the definitive single-volume collection of Abraham Lincoln's speeches and writings.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780895261762
Publisher:
Regnery Publishing
Publication date:
01/28/2004
Series:
Conservative Leadership Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
824
Product dimensions:
6.36(w) x 8.96(h) x 2.13(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction
Select Bibliography
I"I Am Young and Unknown," 1832-18541
To the People of Sangamo County, March 9, 18329
To The Editor of the Sangamo Journal, June 13, 183613
Speech in the Illinois Legislature, January 11, 183714
Protest in Illinois Legislature on Slavery, March 3, 183722
Letter to Miss Mary Owens, May 7, 183723
Lyceum Address, January 27, 183824
Letter to Mrs. O. H. Browning, April 1, 183833
Subtreasury Speech, December 26, 183936
Letter to Mary Speed, September 27, 184155
Letter to Joshua Speed, January 3, 184257
Letter to Joshua Speed, February 3, 184259
Temperance Address, February 22, 184260
Letter to Joshua Speed, July 4, 184268
Correspondence about the Lincoln-Shields Duel, September 17, 184270
Memorandum of Instructions to E. H. Merryman, Lincoln's Second, September 19, 184272
"My Childhood Home I See Again," 1846, and "the Bearhunt," 184674
Resolutions in U.S. House of Representatives, December 22, 184780
War with Mexico, Speech in U.S. House of Representatives, January 12, 184882
Letter to William H. Herndon, February 15, 184890
Speech on Internal Improvements, June 20, 184892
Letters to Mary Todd Lincoln, April-July 1848102
Presidential Question: Speech, U.S. House of Representatives, July 27, 1848106
Remarks and Resolution Concerning the Abolition of Slavery in the District of Columbia, January 10, 1849121
Fragment: Notes for a Law Lecture, July 1, 1850123
Letter to John D. Johnston, January 12, 1851125
Resolutions in behalf of Hungarian Freedom, January 9, 1852126
Eulogy on Henry Clay, July 6, 1852129
Fragments on Government, July 1, 1854140
II"A House Divided," 1854-1858143
Fragments on Slavery, July 1, 1854149
Peoria Speech, October 16, 1854151
Letter to Owen Lovejoy, August, 11, 1855184
Letter to George Robertson, August 15, 1855186
Letter to Joshua Speed, August 24, 1855188
Speech at Bloomington, Illinois, May 29, 1856191
Sectionalism, October 1, 1856193
The Dred Scott Decision: Speech at Springfield, Illinois, June 26, 1857197
A House Divided: Speech Delivered at Springfield, Illinois, June 16, 1858208
Fragment on the Struggle against Slavery, July 1858216
Speech in Reply to Douglas at Chicago, Illinois, July 10, 1858217
Speech in Reply to Douglas at Springfield, Illinois, July 17, 1858233
Fragment: On slavery, August 1, 1858248
IIIThe Lincoln-Douglas Debates, 1858251
First Joint Debate, at Ottawa, August 21, 1858261
Mr. Douglas's Opening Speech261
Mr. Lincoln's Reply271
Mr. Douglas's Rejoinder288
Second Joint Debate, at Freeport, August 27, 1858294
Mr. Lincoln's Opening Speech294
Mr. Douglas's Reply303
Mr. Lincoln's Rejoinder322
Third Joint Debate, at Jonesboro, September 15, 1858328
Mr. Douglas's Speech328
Mr. Lincoln's Reply342
Mr. Douglas's Rejoinder361
Fourth Joint Debate, at Charleston, September 18, 1858369
Mr. Lincoln's Speech369
Mr. Douglas's Reply381
Mr. Lincoln's Rejoinder400
Extract from Mr. Trumbull's Speech at Alton407
Extract from Douglas's Speech at Jacksonville415
Fifth Joint Debate, at Galesburgh, October 7, 1858423
Mr. Douglas's Speech423
Mr. Lincoln's Reply434
Mr. Douglas's Rejoinder450
Sixth Joint Debate, at Quincy, October 13, 1858456
Mr. Lincoln's Speech456
Mr. Douglas's Reply467
Mr. Lincoln's Rejoinder485
Seventh Joint Debate, at Alton, October 15, 1858491
Mr. Douglas's Speech491
Mr. Lincoln's Reply504
Mr. Douglas's Rejoinder523
IV"I Would Save the Union," 1859-1863531
Letter to J. W. Fell, Autobiography, December 20, 1859542
Address at Cooper Institute, New York, February 27, 1860544
The Declaration, the Constitution, and the Union [1860]561
Letter to George Ashmun, May 23, 1860562
Address to the New Jersey Senate at Trenton, New Jersey, February 21, 1861563
Address in Independence Hall, Philadelphia, Pensylvania, February 22, 1861565
First Inaugural Address, March 4, 1861566
Message to Congress in Special Session, July 4, 1861574
Letter to O. H. Browning, September 22, 1861588
Annual Message to Congress, December 3, 1861590
Message to Congress, March 6, 1862606
Letter to James A. McDougall, March 14, 1862608
Letter to the Senate and House of Representatives, April 16, 1862610
Proclamation Revoking General Hunter's Order of Military Emancipation of May 9, 1862, May 19, 1862611
Appeal to Border States to Favor Compensated Emancipation, July 12, 1862613
Letter to August Belmont, July 31, 1862615
Letter to Horace Greeley, August 22, 1862616
Letter to General G. B. McClellan, October 13, 1862618
Letter to General G. B. McClellan, October 24, 1862620
Annual Message to Congress, December 1, 1862620
Emancipation Preliminary Proclamation, September 22, 1862, and Final Emancipation January 1, 1863639
V"The Last Full Measure," 1863-1865645
To the Working Men of Manchester, England, January 19 1863653
Letter to General Joseph Hooker, January 26, 1863655
Letter to Mary Todd Lincoln, June 9, 1863656
Letter to Erastus Corning and Others, June 12, 1863656
Letter to General N. P. Banks, August 5, 1863664
Letter to James Conkling, August 26, 1863666
Gettysburg Address, November 19, 1863670
Proclamation of Amnesty and Reconstruction, December 8, 1863671
To Frederick Steele, January 20, 1864674
Letter to Governor Michael Hahn, March 13, 1864675
Address at a Sanitary Fair in Baltimore, April 18, 1864676
Letter to Charles Robinson, August 17, 1864678
Letter to Henry W. Hoffman, October 10, 1864680
Response to a Serenade, November 10, 1864681
Letter to Mrs. Bixby, November 21, 1864683
Annual Message to Congress, December 6, 1864683
Second Inaugural Address, March 4, 1865696
Last Public Address, April 11, 1865698
VILincoln's "Political Faith"703
The Lyceum Address, January 27, 1838711
Temperance Address, February 22, 1842719
Letter to Joshua F. Speed, July 4, 1842727
Religious Views: Letter to the Editor of the Illinois Gazette, August 11, 1846729
Handbill Replying to Charges of Infidelity, July 31, 1846731
Fragment: Pro-Slavery Theology, October 1, 1858732
Fragment: Notes for Speeches, October 1, 1858733
Letter to H. L. Pierce and Others, April 6, 1859734
Speech at Cincinnati, Ohio, September 17, 1859736
Fragment on Free Labor, September 17, 1859759
Speech at New Haven, Connecticut, March 6, 1860760
Address to the New Jersey Senate at Trenton, February 21, 1861776
Remarks to a Delegation of Progressive Friends, June 20, 1862777
Reply to Emancipation Memorial Presented by Chicago Christians of All Denominations, September 13, 1862778
Meditation on the Divine Will, September 30, 1862784
Reply to Mrs. Eliza P. Gurney, October 26, 1862785
Gettysburg Address, November 19, 1863786
To Edwin M. Stanton, February 5, 1864787
To Albert Hodges, April 4, 1864788
To George B. Ide, James R. Doolittle and A. Hubbell, May 30, 1864790
Letter to Mrs. Eliza P. Gurney, September 4, 1864791
Reply to Loyal Colored People of Baltimore upon Presentation of a Bible, September 7, 1864792
Story Written for Noah Brooks, December 6, 1864792
Second Inaugural Address, March 4, 1865793
Letter to Thurlow Weed, March 15, 1865795
Proclamations of Prayer and Thanksgiving796
Index801
Note on the Editors825

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