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''Abe'' Lincoln's Yarns and Stories

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Published: 1901
Language: English
Wordcount: 133,648 / 394 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 82.6
LoC Categories: D, PS
Downloads: 23,513
mnybks.net#: 4798
Origin: gutenberg.org

A complete collection of the funny and witty anecdotes that made Lincoln famous as America's greatest story teller, with an introduction and anecdotes by Colonel Alexander K. McClure of the Philadelphia Times. Wit and humor of the war, the Courts, the backwoods and the White House.

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is, Colonel Lamon and others, and he promptly chose Colonel Lamon, who alone accompanied him on his journey from Harrisburg to Philadelphia and thence to Washington.

Before leaving the room Governor Curtin asked Colonel Lamon whether he was armed, and he answered by exhibiting a brace of fine pistols, a huge bowie knife, a black jack, and a pair of brass knuckles. Curtin answered: "You'll do," and they were started on their journey after all the telegraph wires had been cut. We awaited through what seemed almost an endless night, until the east was purpled with the coming of another day, when Colonel Scott, who had managed the whole scheme, reunited the wires and soon received from Colonel Lamon this dispatch: "Plums delivered nuts safely," which gave us the intensely gratifying information that Lincoln had arrived in Washington.

Of all the Presidents of the United States, and indeed of all the great statesmen who have made their indelible impress upon the policy of the Republic, Abraham Lincoln

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