Lincoln among his friends a sheaf of intimate memories by Wilson, Rufus Rockwell

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Published by The Caxton Printers, Ltd. in Caldwell, Id .

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  • Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 -- Friends and associates.

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Statementassembled and annotated by Rufus Rockwell Wilson.
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LC ClassificationsE457.15 .W68
The Physical Object
Pagination506 p.
Number of Pages506
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Open LibraryOL6437043M
LC Control Number42016830
OCLC/WorldCa877805

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In this brilliant and illuminating portrait of our sixteenth president, two-time Pulitzer Prize-winner David Herbert Donald examines the significance of friendship in Abraham Lincoln's life and the role it played in shaping his career and his Abraham Lincoln had hundreds of acquaintances and dozens of admirers, he had almost no intimate friends.3/5(1).

Lincoln among his friends. Lincoln among his friends book, Id., Caxton Printers, (OCoLC) Named Person: Abraham Lincoln; Abraham Lincoln: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Rufus Rockwell Wilson; Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State University.

Libraries). I learned some interesting things about Lincoln that I didn't know before. This Lincoln among his friends book seems almost like a "companion book" to Donald's larger works on Lincoln, that I haven't read. It's written in chapters devoted to each of Lincoln's friends, & therefore doesn't follow Lincoln's life in chronological order.4/5.

To his friends he is also a beloved figure, by turns charmingly awkward and mesmerizingly self-possessed—a man of whom they, too, expect big things.

Among his friends and political colleagues are Joshua Speed, William Herndon, Stephen Douglas, and many others who have come to the exploding frontier town of Springfield to find their futures. David Herbert Donald. "We Are Lincoln Men": Abraham Lincoln and His York: Simon & Schuster, Pp.

With more than a dozen elegantly written studies of Lincoln, his associates, and the Civil War period from David Donald's hand over the last six decades, he has earned our respect and builds our anticipation for each new book.

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The historical fiction “Courting Mr. Lincoln” focuses on the relationship between Abraham Lincoln and his future wife, Mary Todd — as well as his best friend, Joshua Speed, with whom he. Lincoln prepared a speech – never given – for residents of his native state of Kentucky in which he said: “No man can be elected President without some opponents, as well as supporters; and if when elected, he can not be installed, till he first appeases his enemies, by breaking his pledges, and and [sic] betraying his friends, this.

To his friends he is also a beloved figure, by turns charmingly awkward and mesmerizingly self-possessed - a man of whom they, too, expect big things.

Among his friends and political colleagues are Joshua Speed, William Herndon, Stephen Douglas, and many others who have come to the exploding frontier town of Springfield to find their futures.

It is Illinois in the s and s. Abraham Lincoln is a circuit-riding lawyer, a member of the state legislature, a man of almost ungovernable ambition. To his friends he is also a beloved figure, by turns charmingly awkward and mesmerizingly self-possessed.

Among his friends and political colleagues are Joshua Speed, William Herndon, Stephen Douglas and many others who have come. Rufus Rockwell Wilson, editor, Lincoln Among His Friends: A Sheaf of Intimate Memories, p.

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Among his friends and political colleagues are Joshua Speed, William Herndon, Stephen Douglas, and many others who have come to the exploding frontier town of Springfield to find their futures.5/5(1). Lincoln found admirable traits in, among others, William H.

Seward, Salmon P. Chase, and Edward Bates, Edwin M. Stanton, four men who not only sought the Republican nomination for. Although Lincoln was an extremely patient, generous individual and was extremely popular among his associates, Mary was frequently difficult to get along with.

Lincoln’s secretaries, Nicolay and Hay, called her “The Hellcat.” Lincoln's role as a father. Lincoln was definitely an indulgent Father to his son, Tad. The book is organised in two parts: Part 1 called "The Rivals" and Part 2 called "Master Among Men".

The first part of the book chronicles the rise of Lincoln and each of his political rivals' journeys and how Lincoln ended up with the Presidency and ends with the inauguration of Lincoln in   He borrowed books from all his neighbors, until he could truthfully tell a friend that he had “read through every book he had ever heard of in that country, for a circuit of 50 miles.” Lincoln would transcribe favorite quotes and passages from the works he read into a copybook, but he also committed reams of material to memory.

The new book "The Lincoln Conspiracy: The Secret Plot to Kill America's 16th President--and Why It Failed" and the Fox Nation documentary "Secrets of Abraham Lincoln," shed new light on a lesser. But in the fall ofas his marriage to Mary Todd approached, Lincoln lived with the prospect of losing his best friend.

My argument is that Lincoln became confused – even panicked – at. A New Look at Abraham Lincoln, His Agenda, and an Unnecessary War Most Americans consider Abraham Lincoln to be the greatest president in history. His legend as the Great Emancipator has grown to mythic proportions as hundreds of books, a national holiday, and a monument in Washington, D.C., extol his heroism and martyrdom.

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We start with Abe Lincoln as a boy, unhappy with his father Thomas, and especially unhappy with the vampire Jack Barts, who killed his mom Nancy Hanks Lincoln. Joshua Fry Speed (Novem – ) was a close friend of Abraham Lincoln from his days in Springfield, Illinois, where Speed was a partner in a generalSpeed was a farmer and a real estate investor in Kentucky, and also.

Favorite Lincoln Anecdote: "Perhaps one of my favorite stories about Lincoln is the dramatic midnight ride of three miles from the Soldiers Home (his summer White House) north of Washington to the War Department on Septemfor an emergency meeting with Secretary of War Edwin M.

Stanton, General-in-Chief Henry W. Halleck, and others officials, where they decided to. Lincoln left his father’s home for good in and, along with his cousin John Hanks, took a flatboat full of provisions down the Mississippi River from Illinois to New Orleans on behalf of a. Lincoln Steffens, in full Joseph Lincoln Steffens, (born April 6,San Francisco, California, U.S.—died August 9,Carmel, California), American journalist, lecturer, and political philosopher, a leading figure among the writers whom U.S.

Pres. Theodore Roosevelt called muckrakers. After attending the University of California, Steffens studied psychology with Wilhelm Wundt in.

Lincoln was "religious in nature," according to his wife, Mary--even though he never officially joined a church. But Lincoln's religious beliefs were Christian-Calvinistic in nature rather than spiritualistic or paranormal.

By the end of the Civil War, Lincoln had demonstrated sincere faith in the guidance and judgement of the God of the Bible. And we obviously do not have a transcript of every word that passed between Lincoln and his friends, family, or enemies; as a result, much of the movie’s dialogue is, by necessity, fiction.

Carnegie was in a unique position to know the answer. Four years before How to Win Friends came out, he authored a book called Lincoln the Unknown, which he. An interview with Doris Kearns Goodwin about Lincoln's Team of Rivals SpringVol.

38, No. 1 By Ellen Fried Courtesy Simon & Schuster Inprairie lawyer and former one-term congressman Abraham Lincoln stunned the country by prevailing over three prominent rivals—William H.

Seward, Salmon P. Chase, and Edward Bates—to win the Republican nomination for President. Lincoln by David Herbert Donald, published inis also widely acknowledged as one of the better biographies of the man. Manhunt by James L. Swanson is a very readable book about the murder of the president, the motives of his killer John Wilkes Booth and the desperate manhunt over 12 days.

The book appeared under controversial circumstances, and was apparently suppressed at the direction of Lincoln's son, Robert Todd Lincoln. But despite the controversy surrounding the book, Keckley's accounts of Abraham Lincoln's personal work habits, observations on the everyday circumstances of the Lincoln family, and a moving account of the.

Once again he began to speak openly about his misery, hopelessness, and thoughts of suicide—alarming his friends. "Lincoln went Crazy," Speed recalled. "—had to remove razors from his. Lincoln retained among his papers a number of letters of support for the proclamation, including one from B.

Hedrick, who identified himself as a Southerner and formerly a professor of chemistry at the University of North Carolina. "In my opinion the whole question of the War is reduced to this. Lincoln Shot: A President's Life Remembered by Barry Denenberg with art by Christopher Bing (Feiwel and Friends; 40 pages; $; ages 9.

Robert L. Bloch Big Tent Books Hardcover $ While Sam Harding is a fictional character and not all the passages in this book are true, My Best Friend, Abe Lincoln is based on historical details. In it, Robert L. Bloch depicts a boyhood friendship that entertains and educates young children about one of our most famous and beloved presidents, Abraham Lincoln.

Your Friend Forever, A. Lincoln: The Enduring Friendship of Abraham Lincoln and Joshua Speed. Columbia University Press, Symonds, Craig L.

Lincoln and His Admirals. Oxford University Press, Taliaferro, John. All the Great Prizes: The Life of John Hay, from Lincoln to Roosevelt. Simon &.

He also, as time passed, realized that Lincoln's death secures his place in history and that, to some extent, Lincoln will overshadow him. He tells one friend he. President Abraham Lincoln and General Ulysses S. Grant didn’t meet often in person. But their mutual respect and trust grew deep over the final ."Taking Sides" is a juvenile novel written by Gary Soto and published in The main protagonist, year-old Lincoln Mendoza, lives in a bad neighborhood, so his divorced Mom moves his family to a wealthy white suburban neighborhood.

Lincoln is a superstar basketball player but encounters difficulties as he tries to fit in at his new school. Three Books Explore Lincoln's Complex Genius Every generation of Americans reinvents Abraham Lincoln in its own image. Among the crush of recent Lincoln books, these three help us understand his.

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