The Writings Of Abraham Lincoln

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The book has no illustrations or index. It may have numerous typos or missing text. However, purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original rare book from the publisher's website (GeneralBooksClub.com). You can also preview excerpts of the book there. Purchasers are also entitled to a free trial membership in the General Books Club where they can select from more than a million books without charge. Original Publisher: New York and London, G.P. Putnam's sons; Publication date: 1905; Subjects: Dummies...
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Overview

The book has no illustrations or index. It may have numerous typos or missing text. However, purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original rare book from the publisher's website (GeneralBooksClub.com). You can also preview excerpts of the book there. Purchasers are also entitled to a free trial membership in the General Books Club where they can select from more than a million books without charge. Original Publisher: New York and London, G.P. Putnam's sons; Publication date: 1905; Subjects: Dummies (Bookselling);
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  • ISBN-13: 9781172374854
  • Publisher: Nabu Press
  • Publication date: 9/11/2010
  • Pages: 342
  • Product dimensions: 7.44 (w) x 9.69 (h) x 0.71 (d)

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The following is the correspondence between the two rival candidates for the United States Senate: MR. LINCOLN TO MR. DOUGLAS. Chicago, Ill., July 34, 1858. Hon. S. A. Douglas: My dear Sir,—Will it be agreeable to you to make an arrangement for you and myself to divide time, and address the same audiences the present canvass? Mr. Judd, who will hand you this, is authorized to receive your answer; and, if agreeable to you, to enter into the terms of such arrangement. Your obedient servant, A. Lincoln. MR. DOUGLAS TO MR. LINCOLN. Chicago, July 34, 1858. Hon. A. Lincoln: Dear Sir,—Your note of this date, in which you inquire if it would be agreeable to me to make an arrangement to divide the time and address the same audiences during the present canvass, was handed me by Mr. Judd. Recent events have interposed difficulties in the way of such an arrangement. I went to Springfield last week for the purpose of conferring with the Democratic State Central Committee upon the mode of conducting the canvass,and with them, and under their advice, made a list of appointments covering the entire period until late in October. The people of the several localities have been notified of the times and places of the meetings. Those appointments have all been made for Democratic meetings, and arrangements have been made by which the Democratic candidates for Congress, for the Legislature, and other offices, will be present and address the people. It is evident, therefore, that these various candidates, in connection with myself, will occupy the whole time of the day and evening, and leave no opportunity for other speeches. Besides, there is another consideration which should bekept in mind. It has been suggested recently that an arrangement had been made to bring out a ...
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