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An oral history of Abraham Lincoln : John G. Nicolay's interviews and essays

Author: John G Nicolay; Michael Burlingame
Publisher: Carbondale : Southern Illinois University Press, [1996]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
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John G. Nicolay, who had known Lincoln in Springfield, Illinois, served as chief White House secretary from 1861 to 1865. Trained as a journalist, Nicolay had hoped to write a campaign biography of Lincoln in 1860, a desire that was thwarted when an obscure young writer named William Dean Howells got the job. Years later, however, Nicolay fulfilled his ambition; with John Hay, he spent the years from 1872 to 1890  Read more...
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Nicolay, John G. (John George), 1832-1901.
Oral history of Abraham Lincoln.
Carbondale : Southern Illinois University Press, ©1996
(OCoLC)605331490
Online version:
Nicolay, John G. (John George), 1832-1901.
Oral history of Abraham Lincoln.
Carbondale : Southern Illinois University Press, ©1996
(OCoLC)605940944
Named Person: Abraham Lincoln; Abraham Lincoln; Abraham Lincoln; Abraham Lincoln
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Computer File, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John G Nicolay; Michael Burlingame
ISBN: 9780809320547 0809320541 0809326841 9780809326846 9780809388141 0809388146
OCLC Number: 33206256
Description: xix, 167 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. The Springfield Interviews. Orville H. Browning. John Todd Stuart. Ozias M. Hatch. Clark M. Smith. William Butler. Milton Hay. Jesse K. Dubois. Henry S. Greene. Peter Van Bergen. Stephen T. Logan. John W. Bunn --
2. The Washington Interviews. James K. Moorhead. Simon Cameron. Norman B. Judd. T. Lyle Dickey. Hamilton Fish. Lafayette Foster. Lot M. Morrill. William M. Evarts. Ward Hill Lamon. Leonard Swett. Morton S. Wilkinson. Stephen A. Hurlbut. Lyman Trumbull. John Palmer Usher. Hannibal Hamlin. Joseph Holt. Richard M. Hoe. John M. Sherman. James Speed. Godlove Orth. Edward D. Neill. Henry Wilson --
3. Other Interviews and Two Essays by Nicolay. Nathaniel P. Banks. Dr. Parker. Frederick W. Seward. A Son of John W. Crisfield. Robert Todd Lincoln. John G. Nicolay. William M. Springer. "Lincoln in the Campaign of 1860" "Some Incidents in Lincoln's Journey from Springfield to Washington."
Other Titles: Abraham Lincoln
Responsibility: edited by Michael Burlingame.
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These 39 interviews with people who knew Lincoln, plus two more essays by John G. Nicolay, shed light on both Lincoln's presidency and on his pre-presidential years.  Read more...

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