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Abraham Lincoln: the man and the war president. Showing his growth, training, and special fitness for his work,

Author: William O Stoddard; Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State University. Libraries)
Publisher: New York, Fords, Howard, & Hulbert, 1888.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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There are so many books about Abraham Lincoln that one wonders, why another? This one was written by one of Lincoln’s personal secretaries. It’s copyright date of 1884 shows that it is not the result of later academic research; rather it is the result of a long-time association with Lincoln, the man. The personal details given in this account could only have come from close observation and private talks with Lincoln  Read more...
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Stoddard, William Osborn, 1835-1925.
Abraham Lincoln.
New York, Fords, Howard, & Hulbert, 1888
(OCoLC)568397724
Named Person: Abraham Lincoln; Abraham Lincoln
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William O Stoddard; Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State University. Libraries)
OCLC Number: 4397561
Notes: At head of title: Red letter life of the republic.
Appears to be a variant of Stern collection 4018 and Monaghan 1007. Has the Saint-Gaudens statue frontispiece.
Description: xiv, 508 pages frontispiece, plates 23 cm
Responsibility: by William O. Stoddard.

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There are so many books about Abraham Lincoln that one wonders, why another? This one was written by one of Lincoln’s personal secretaries. It’s copyright date of 1884 shows that it is not the result of later academic research; rather it is the result of a long-time association with Lincoln, the man. The personal details given in this account could only have come from close observation and private talks with Lincoln himself.

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