1. Creator/Author:
  2. Thompson, David Decamp, (9)

Abraham Lincoln, the first American /

Other Title:
First American.
Thompson, David Decamp,
Item ID:
71200908402375; 71200908402376
Cincinnati : Cranston & Curts ; New York : Hunt & Eaton, 1894.
Call Number:
E457 .T46 1894A
Physical Description:
236 p., [2] leaves of plates : ill., facsim., ports. ; 18 cm.
Presidents -- United States -- Biography.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 -- Anecdotes.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1861-1865.
Lacks the ed. statement of the other 1894 imprint.; CLICK ON WEB ADDRESS TO REACH THIS DOCUMENT.; Includes bibliographical references (p. 3-4).; Lincoln's childhood -- Removal to Indiana -- Lincoln's boyhood -- A storekeeper in Illinois -- The Black Hawk War -- In public life -- Lincoln's "Keynote" speech --The Lincoln and Douglas debate -- Lincoln's Cooper Institute speech -- Secret of Lincoln's power as a speaker -- Lincoln's nomination for the presidency -- The moral aspects of the Campaign of 1860 -- "One war at a time" -- Considering the Emancipation Proclamation -- The Gettysburg speech -- Mr. Lincoln's tenderness -- Mr. Lincoln's religious belief -- Lincoln and his family -- Death of Lincoln -- Lincoln's autobiography -- Lincolniana -- My Captain -- Words of Lincoln -- Lincoln's temperance address.; First 119 p. are biographical. Remainder of book contains Lincoln stories and anecdotes.; Bound in cloth; frontispiece.; [4] p. of the publisher's advertisements at end.; Copy 1: Handwritten signature in ink on t.p.: R.E. Selmes.
OCLC Number:
Holding Institution:
Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, Allen County Public Library, Fort Wayne, Indiana
Available for Viewing:
By appointment only
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