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Recollections of Abraham Lincoln 1847-1865

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Author: Ward Hill Lamon
Published: 1895
Language: English
Wordcount: 93,017 / 276 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 59.7
LoC Category: E
Downloads: 6,966
Added to site: 2013.09.16
mnybks.net#: 31525
Genre: Biography
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er Care 173

Mr. Everett's and Secretary Seward's Opinion of the Speech 174

The Reported Opinion of Mr. Everett 174

Had unconsciously risen to a Height above the Cultured Thought of the Period 176

Intrinsic Excellence of the Speech first discovered by European Journals 176

How the News of Mr. Lincoln's Death was received by Other Nations 176

Origin of Phrase "Government of the People, by the People, and for the People" 177

CHAPTER XII.

HIS UNSWERVING FIDELITY TO PURPOSE.

An Intrigue to appoint a Dictator 180

"Power, Plunder, and Extended Rule" 181

Feared Nothing except to commit an Involuntary Wrong 182

President of One Part of a Divided Country--Not a Bed of Roses 182

Mr. Lincoln asserts himself 184

Demands for General Grant's Removal 184

Distance from the White House to the Capitol 185

Stoical Firmness of Mr. Lincoln in standing by General Grant 185

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