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

Author: Harold Holzer
Publisher: Chapel Hill, N.C. : Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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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 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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Genre/Form: Anecdotes
Biography Anecdotes
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Lincoln as I knew him.
Chapel Hill, N.C. : Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 1999
(OCoLC)607362480
Named Person: Abraham Lincoln; Abraham Lincoln
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Harold Holzer
ISBN: 156512166X 9781565121669
OCLC Number: 41266015
Description: 269 p. : ill. ; 19 cm.
Contents: Memories from family --
Memories from personal and political friends --
Memories from fellow lawyers --
Memories from journalists and humorists --
Memories from foreign observers --
Memories from foes --
Memories from authors --
Memories from artists --
Memories from African-Americans --
Memories from White House intimates.
Responsibility: edited by Harold Holzer.
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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 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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