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Lincoln as I knew him : gossip, tributes, and revelations from his best friends and worst enemies

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This is a fascinating collection of nineteenth-century letters, diary entries, book excerpts, and speeches written by people who actually met Abraham Lincoln. How did abolitionists and slaveholders...

This is a fascinating collection of nineteenth-century letters, diary entries, book excerpts, and speeches written by people who actually met Abraham Lincoln. How did abolitionists and slaveholders invited to the White House view him? Why were Lincoln's childhood playmates jealous of him? How did fellow lawyers rate his legal skills?

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Creator
edited by Harold Holzer
Format
Books
Language
English
Contributors
Publication
  • First edition
  • Chapel Hill, N.C. : Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 1999
Physical Details
  • 269 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm
ISBNs
156512166X, 9781565121669
OCLC
ocm41266015

  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 253-258) and index.

  • ch. 1. Memories from family -- ch. 2. Memories from personal and political friends -- ch. 3. Memories from fellow lawyers -- ch. 4. Memories from journalists and humorists -- ch. 5. Memories from foreign observers -- ch. 6. Memories from foes -- ch. 8. Memories from authors -- ch. 9. Memories from artists -- ch. 10. Memories form African-Americans -- ch. 11. Memories from White House intimates
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