1. Creator/Author:
  2. Burton, Richard, (1)

Selected writings of Abraham Lincoln /

Other Title:
Lincoln : selected writings
Lincoln, Abraham, Hart, Albert Bushnell, Burton, Richard,
Other Authors:
Hart, Albert Bushnell, 1854-1943, ed.
Item ID:
New York ; Chicago ; Boston : Gregg Pub. Co., c1920.
Living literature series; Living literature series.
Call Number:
E457.92 1920
Physical Description:
345 p., [5] leaves of plates : ports. ; 17 cm.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 -- Oratory.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 -- Written works.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1845-1861.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1861-1865.
Illinois -- Politics and government -- To 1865.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.
Includes: Lincoln chronology (p. 339-345).; CLICK ON WEB ADDRESS TO REACH THIS DOCUMENT.; Autobiographies. Autobiographical sketch prepared fro the Dictionary of Congress -- Brief autobiography prepared for J.W. Fell -- Short autobiography prepared for a popular campaign -- Memorandum given to the artist Hicks --; 1836-1853. Early principles of popular government -- Reverence for law -- On the stump -- A new view of slavery -- Opinions on Texas -- Against the Mexican War -- Self-advice for a lawyer -- Advice to a slack man --; 1854-1860. "Lost speech" on slavery -- The slavery crisis -- Origin of the idea of half slave and half free -- Equality the central idea -- No dissolution of the Union -- Dred Scott decision -- "A house divided against itself cannot stand" -- Popular sovereignty -- Essence of the Declaration of Independence -- The Freeport Doctrine -- Definition of democracy -- Our defense is the spirit of liberty -- Come back to the Declaration of Independence -- The principles of Jefferson -- Capitol and labor -- An appeal to the South at Cooper Institute -- Labor's interest against slavery -- Knownothingism -- Elected President -- To run the machines as it is -- The basis of compromise --; 1861-1865. The state of the Union -- The First Inaugural -- Asking advice of the Senate -- The President is president -- Loss of a noble soldier -- The call to arms -- The war message -- "Wanting to work" -- The nation and the war -- A message to English working men -- Executive order on political prisoners -- Friendship with other nations -- Advice to the border states -- Proclamation of Thanksgiving for victories -- Thanks to the soldiers -- The broader powers of the Constitution -- The Army and fugitive slaves -- Duty of aliens -- Answer to the "Prayer of twenty millions" -- Colonization of Negroes -- Delay in emancipation -- Preliminary Emancipation Proclamation -- The judgment of the country -- The slowness of the war -- Hopes of peace -- Final Proclamation of Emancipation -- The Commander-in-Chief to the generals -- War on the ministers -- Prayers of God's people -- The long-enduring consequences -- Recalling soldiers to their regiments -- Military service of aliens -- The Constitution in war -- Victory at Gettysburg -- "The Fourth of July" -- Effect of emancipation -- Gettysburg Address -- Proclamation of amnesty and reconstruction -- Review of the war -- "Trying to evade the butchering business" -- A positive direction -- Lincoln and Grant -- Capital and labor -- The case against slavery -- What is liberty? -- Honor to the churches -- Sticking to the war -- Abiding the issue -- What is involved in this contest -- The purpose of the Almighty -- The Constitution the ultimate law -- No free government without elections -- Victory, not triumph -- The anti-slavery amendment to the Constitution -- Origin of the Greenbacks -- To the mother of five heroes -- Response to Serenades -- Following to the death -- "With malice toward none, with charity for all" -- Last public address.; Book, cloth.
OCLC Number:
Holding Institution:
Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, Allen County Public Library, Fort Wayne, Indiana
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