The Life of Abraham Lincoln: From His Birth to His Inauguration as President (Classic Reprint)

The Life of Abraham Lincoln: From His Birth to His Inauguration as President (Classic Reprint)

by Ward Hill Lamon

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The Life of Abraham Lincoln: From His Birth to His Inauguration as President (Classic Reprint) by Ward Hill Lamon

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At the time of Mr. Lincoln's death, I determined to write his history, as I had in my possession much valuable material for such a purpose. I did not then imagine that any person could have better or more extensive materials than I possessed. I soon learned, however, that Mr. William H. Herndon of Springfield, Ill., was similarly engaged. There could be no rivalry between us; for the supreme object of both was to make the real history and character of Mr. Lincoln as well known to the public as they were to us. He deplored, as I did, the many publications pretending to be biographies which came teeming from the press, so long as the public inter est about Mr. Lincoln excited the hope of gain. Out of the mass of works which appeared, of one only Dr. Holland's - is it possible to speak with any degree of respect.

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ISBN-13: 9781331206309
Publisher: FB&C Ltd
Publication date: 04/22/2017
Pages: 628
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.27(d)

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