Abraham Lincoln: his speeches and writings.

  • 843 Pages
  • 4.66 MB
  • English
Grosset & Dunlap , New York
StatementEdited with critical and analytical notes by Roy P. Basler. Pref. by Carl Sandburg.
SeriesGrosset"s universal library
ContributionsBasler, Roy Prentice, 1906- ed.
LC ClassificationsE457.92 1962a
The Physical Object
Paginationxxx, 843 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5891024M
LC Control Number63025546

Here we have a fairly complete (the book is about pages) collection of Lincoln’s writings and speeches. Like several other of the books I have read lately, instead of reading a history, reading the words of Lincoln in real time like this provides a /5.

Clearly Abraham Lincoln is known for his two main speeches, The Gettysburg Address, and his Second Inaugural, along with the Emancipation Proclamation, which are all included in this fine compilation.

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Speeches and Writings – book. Read 17 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Abraham Lincoln, America’s heroic Civil War preside /5. Selected Writings of Abraham Lincoln The source of this small sample is The Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln, edited by Roy P.

Basler and uctions to individual documents are by Abraham Lincoln Online. Documents housed on other Web sites are noted as such. 4 Abraham Lincoln Speeches and Writings leading advocate of the Nebraska bi ll to state his opinion whether the people of a territory can constitutionally exclude slavery from their limits; and the latter answers: “That is a question for the Supreme Court.” The election came.

Buchanan was elected, and the indorsement, such as it was File Size: KB. Abraham Lincoln's ability to write and deliver great speeches made him a rising star in national politics and propelled him to the White House.

And during his years in office, classic speeches, especially the Gettysburg Address and Lincoln 's Second Inaugural Address, helped to establish him as one of the greatest American presidents. Abraham Lincoln: Letters to His Generals, By Brett F.

Woods Algora, PS PRIMARY SOURCE A primary source is a work that is being studied. The complete works of Abraham Lincoln, comprising his speeches, letters, state papers and miscellaneous writings [Hardcover] Francis Dashwood Tandy, John G Nicolay, John Hay, Abraham Lincoln ISBN ISBN Get this from a library.

Abraham Lincoln: his speeches and writings. [Abraham Lincoln; Roy P Basler; Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State University.

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Abraham Lincoln was undeniably one of the most influential politicians in American history. In this collection of letters, speeches, and other writings by Lincoln, listeners can gain a uniquely intimate perspective on the 16th president of the United States.

LINCOLN'S OWN WORDS Letters, Speeches, Writings* LINCOLN QUOTATIONS Various Quotations* Lincoln on Education* Lincoln on Lawyers* Lincoln on Military Tributes* Lincoln on Perseverance* Lincoln on Preserving Liberty* Lincoln on Religious Faith* Lincoln on Slavery* LINCOLN DOCUMENT PROJECTS Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln Library of Congress.

The Complete Works of Abraham Lincoln: Comprising His Speeches, Letters, State Papers and Miscellaneous Writings (Classic Reprint) by Lincoln, Abraham and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Each book features a detailed chronology of the author’s life and career, and essay on the choice of the text, and notes.

The contents of this Paperback Classic are drawn from Abraham Lincoln: Speeches and Writings and Abraham Lincoln: Speeches and Writingsvolumes. The most comprehensive selection of Lincoln’s speeches, public writings, and private letters ever published. Abraham Lincoln was not only one of our greatest presidents; he was also the greatest writer ever to occupy the White House.

Hailed by Alfred Kazin as a “momentous and thrilling addition to any private library,” these two Library of America volumes collect all of Lincoln’s.

The Entire Writings of Lincoln by Abraham Lincoln Its easy to link to paragraphs in the Full Text Archive If this page contains some material that you want to link to but you don't want your visitors to have to scroll down the whole page just hover your mouse over the relevent paragraph and click the bookmark icon that appears to the left of it.

This volume presents nearly of Lincoln's most important speeches, state papers, and letters in their entirety. Here are not only the masterpieces—the Gettysburg Address, the Inaugural Addresses, the Republican Convention Speech, the Emancipation Proclamation—but hundreds of lesser-known gems.

Alfred Kazin has written that Lincoln was "not just the greatest writer among our. Book Summary: The title of this book is Abraham Lincoln: Selected Speeches and Writings and it was written by Abraham Lincoln, Gore Vidal (Introduction). This particular edition is in a Paperback format.

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Read Lincoln's own words. Perfect for primary research, this book of Lincoln's speeches and writings spans his life, from his campaigns for office to the evolution of his anti-slavery stance to the speeches made towards the end of his presidency.

pages, indexed, softcover. Arranged chronologically. Abraham Lincoln: Selected Speeches and Writings () by Abraham LincolnBrand: Library of America. Abraham Lincoln, the greatest of all American presidents, left us a vast legacy of writings, some of which are among the most famous in our history.

Lincoln was a marvelous writer—from the humblest letter to his great speeches, including his inaugural addresses, the Emancipation Proclamation, and the Gettysburg Address. His sentences were so. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Abraham Lincoln - His Speeches and Writings - Franklin Library - - Leather at the best online prices at eBay.

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The works of Abraham Lincoln preceding the famous Lincoln-Douglas debates illuminate the political career of one of our most courageous presidents and reveal his extraordinary gifts as a writer. Covering the years tothis Library of America volume contains speeches, letters, drafts, and fragments that record his emergence as an.

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Lincoln measured the promise--and cost--of American freedom in lucid and extraordinarily moving prose. Here in this two volume set (Speeches and Writings Free shipping over $/5(5).

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Not yet has there been compiled and annotated a complete collection of the speeches and writings of Abraham Lincoln. No definitive work in this field has as yet come into existence.

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