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The such a lot accomplished and readable one-volume number of Lincoln's writings ever released. -David Herbert Donald.

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Though Lincoln’s writings are few between 1838 and 1842, these were otherwise busy years during which his legal practice was growing, his political leadership of the Illinois Whigs was becoming firmly established, and his social position was gradually elevated. He courted the Kentucky belle Mary Todd, jilted her, suffered terrific hypochondria, recovered, and re-established his position as favored suitor to marry her November 4, 1842. III The year 1842 is one of considerable literary significance.

DUMMER AUGUST 5, 1858 FIRST DEBATE, AT OTTAWA, ILLINOIS AUGUST 21, 1858 FRAGMENT: SPEECH AT EDWARDSVILLE, ILLINOIS SEPTEMBER 11, 1858 LETTER TO M. P. ] LETTER TO J. N. BROWN OCTOBER 18, 1858 LAST SPEECH IN SPRINGFIELD, ILLINOIS, IN THE CAMPAIGN OF 1858. [OCTOBER 30, 1858] LETTER TO HENRY ASBURY NOVEMBER 19, 1858 LETTER TO DOCTOR C. H. ], 1858 LETTER TO JAMES T. THORNTON DECEMBER 2, 1858 LETTER TO LYMAN TRUMBULL DECEMBER 11, 1858 LETTER TO H. L. PIERCE AND OTHERS APRIL 6, 1859 LETTER TO T. J. PICKETT APRIL 16, 1859 LETTER TO SALMON PORTLAND CHASE JUNE 9, 1859 LETTER TO SALMON POXRTLAND CHASE JUNE 20, 1859 AGRICULTURE: ANNUAL ADDRESS BEFORE THE WISCONSIN STATE AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY, AT ...

Brady, February 27, 1860. Meserve Collection, No. 20 126 Photograph of Lincoln, by Alexander Hessler, June 3, 1860. Meserve Collection, No. 26 414 Inaugural Photograph of Lincoln, by Mathew B. Brady, February 23, 1861. Meserve Collection, No. 68 446 Photograph of Lincoln, by Mathew B. Brady, February 9, 1864. Meserve Collection, No. 85 670 Last Photograph of Lincoln Made in Life, by Alexander Gardner, April 10, 1865. Meserve Collection, No. 100 702 Facsimile of the Hooker Letter 844 THE PHOTOGRAPHS of Lincoln which illustrate this book are from the Collection of Frederick Hill Meserve.

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