By Roy P. Basler
The so much entire and readable one-volume choice of Lincoln's writings ever released. -David Herbert Donald.
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H. BROWNING APRIL 1, 1838 THE SUB-TREASURY: SPEECH AT A POLITICAL DISCUSSION IN THE HALL OF THE HOUSE OF ... LETTER TO JOHN T. STUART JANUARY 20, 1841 LETTER TO JOHN T. STUART JANUARY 23, 1841 LETTER TO JOSHUA F. SPEED JUNE 19, 1841 LETTER TO MISS MARY SPEED SEPTEMBER 27, 1841 LETTER TO JOSHUA F. SPEED JANUARY 3, 1842 LETTER TO JOSHUA F. SPEED FEBRUARY 3, 1842 EULOGY ON BENJAMIN FERGUSON FEBRUARY 8, 1842 LETTER TO JOSHUA F. SPEED FEBRUARY 13, 1842 TEMPERANCE ADDRESS DELIVERED BEFORE THE SPRINGFIELD WASHINGTON TEMPERANCE ...
100 702 Facsimile of the Hooker Letter 844 THE PHOTOGRAPHS of Lincoln which illustrate this book are from the Collection of Frederick Hill Meserve. Mr. Meserve, whose prodigious research in Lincoln likenesses dates back to the turn of the century, is regarded as the leading authority on the subject. Arranged chronologically, these photographs record Abraham Lincoln, the man, during the momentous last five years of his life. There has been no touching-up or removing of blemishes in order to make more perfect pictures.