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Abraham Lincoln: his story.

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Published by American Sunday-School Union, [c1918] in Philadelphia .
Written in English

  • Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBy Samuel Scoville, jr.
    LC ClassificationsE457 .S398 1918a
    The Physical Object
    Pagination73 p.
    Number of Pages73
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23266502M
    LC Control Number55052006

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A poor boy growing up in what was then a remote area, enduring the tragic death of his mother at an early age, confronting the realization that he had no inclination to become a farmer like his father.

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Take a page from our 16th president’s habits, and delve into the world of poetry; you’ll connect not only with Honest Abe, but perhaps your own inner depths as well. Abraham Lincoln’s Reading List. Holzer, the former chair of the Lincoln Bicentennial Foundation and a Lincoln scholar and author, discussed his book before a capacity crowd in October at.

Abraham Lincoln, his story. Philadelphia: American Sunday-School Union, © (OCoLC) Named Person: Abraham Lincoln; Abraham Lincoln: Material Type: Biography, Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: Samuel Scoville; Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi.(AbeBooks alone has more t copies of books with ‘Abraham Lincoln’ in the title).

No-one knows exactly how many books have been written about Honest Abe but in Ford’s Theatre Center for Education and Leadership in Washington DC constructed a foot pillar of unique titles about Lincoln and it contained more t books.On October 5,Nancy Lincoln died of milk sickness, leaving year-old Sarah in charge of a household that included her father, 9-year-old Abraham, and Dennis Hanks, Nancy's year-old orphaned cousinAdmitted to the Illinois bar inhe moved to Springfield, Illinois, and began to practice law under John T.

Stuart, Mary Todd's cousinAbraham Lincoln married Mary Todd Lincoln on Novem Lincoln ran for the Whig nomination for Illinois's 7th district of the U.S.

House of Representatives inbut was defeated by John J. HardinOn Februhe arrived in disguise in Washington, D.C., which was placed under substantial military guardAbraham Lincoln died on Ap in Washington, D.C., United on Wikipedia.