Lincoln"s Own Stories by Anthony Gross

Cover of: Lincoln

Published by Wildside Press .

Written in English

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  • Historical - U.S.,
  • Personal Memoirs,
  • Presidents & Heads of State,
  • Biography & Autobiography / Presidents,
  • Biography & Autobiography : Historical - U.S.,
  • Biography & Autobiography : Personal Memoirs,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography

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The Physical Object
Number of Pages240
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11974018M
ISBN 101434485560
ISBN 109781434485564

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LINCOLN AND McCLURE. (From Harper’s Weekly, Ap ) Colonel Alexander K. McClure, the editorial director of the Philadelphia Times, which he founded inbegan his forceful career as a tanner’s apprentice in the mountains of Pennsylvania threescore years ago.

“That reminds me ” When Lincoln uttered those three simple words, you knew it was time to get comfy. Honest Abe had an endless supply of jokes, tall tales, and anecdotes, including these.

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A few examples survive of Lincoln's own stories of overnight encounters on the road with young women; although probably based on real incidents, these may have been colored by the familiar genre. Lincoln's Own Stories: Anthony Gross: Hardcover: Presidents & Heads of State book.

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Lincoln’s Code is both a celebratory chronicle of American lawmaking and a gruesome record of American wartime cruelty This monumental book, resting on colossal archival research and packed with memorable stories and arguments, is a major contribution to making sense of ours.” – Gary J.

Bass, The New York Times Book ReviewReleased on: J   The last, and only other president since Lincoln, to use the Lincoln Bible was Obama, both in anda choice the 44th president said was meant to emphasize Lincoln’s call for.

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In the authors note he says "The Last Lincolns is a compelling chronicle of the personal I traveled through Springfield, IL recently, and found the stop at the Lincoln Museum and Library a wonderful historical visit/5.

How One Amateur Historian Brought Us the Stories of African-Americans Who Knew Abraham Lincoln Once John E. Washington started to dig, he found an incredible wealth Author: Kate Masur. The book was an “interesting collection of history, biography, and reminiscences and folk lore,” wrote the NAACP’s Crisis magazine, praising it for presenting “in a fascinating manner a.

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Adapted from Bill OReillys bestselling historical thriller, Killing Lincoln, this book will have young readers—and grown-ups too—hooked on history. In the spring ofPresident Abraham Lincoln travels through Washington, D.C., after finally.

Chapter One A MOTHER'S LEGACY. It was on a day early in the s when Abraham Lincoln, then a rising Springfield lawyer, was traveling with his partner, William Herndon, to try a case in a county nearby.

The matter to be decided before the court had in part to do with inherited traits, with what a man received from his ancestors and what was uniquely his own/5(7). In the mids, the Federal Writers’ Project interviewed thousands of former slaves, some of whom claimed the president came to their plantations disguised as a beggar or a peddler, telling Author: William R.

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The belief persists that he was an aloof and demanding intellectual, happier behind a desk than on a horse. As John F. Marszalek’s splendid full-length biography Commander of All Lincoln’s Armies: A Life of Henry W. Halleck demonstrates, this popular view of Halleck is not far from the truth.’Author: Historynet Staff.

and argument, loved to tell stories and to hear them, laughing as heartily at his own stories as he did at those that were told to him. TELLING STORIES ON THE CIRCUIT. The court circuit in those days was the scene of many a story-telling joust, in which Lincoln was always the chief.

Frequently he would sit up until after midnight reeling off story9/. i have a hardcovered book called yarns and stories by abraham lincoln. it is the story of lincolns life told by himself in his stories. with intro and anecdotes by colonel alexander k.

mcclure mcclure signed the book after his intro on march 15 in philadelpia. it was printed by. Book Summary Offers a glimpse of the Lincolns' passionate, sometimes troubled marriage, from their early years in Illinois and their joys and sorrows as Author: Daniel Mark Epstein. Buy Lincoln's Own Stories by Gross, Anthony (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

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