Anecdotes and Stories of Abraham Lincoln

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Stackpole Books, 2006 - 251 pages
This work contains 150 anecdotes and stories about Abraham Lincoln, organised into the major phases of his life: Early Life Stories; Professional Life Stories; White House Stories; War Stories; and Miscellaneous Stories. Published in 1879, the anecdotes reveal the zest and potency that made Lincoln such a remarkable man. The stories are narrated by many of Lincoln's colleagues and friends. It is a Stackpole Classics reprint.
 

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I picked up this book that was published in Chicago, June 1,1894 for $15 at the Goodwill in Fletcher, close to Smiley's Flea-market. Considering hardcovers are normally $1.75 at Goodwill (last time I ... Read full review

Contents

A Batch of Lincolns Reminiscences
13
An Incident or Two Illustrating Lincolns Honesty
22
Splitting Rails and Studying Mathematics
25
How Lincoln Piloted a Flat Boat over a Mill Dam
28
When and Where Lincoln Obtained the Name of Honest Abe
31
Young Lincoln and his BooksTheir Influence on his Mind
48
A Celebrated Case Settled with Lincolnlike Celerity
49
PROFESSIONAL LIFE
55
Lincoln and the Wall Street Gold Gamblers
110
Lincoln Cutting Red Tape 100
117
A Little Story which Lincoln told the Preachers 85
120
A Little Soldier Boy that Lincoln wanted to Bow to
126
A Touching Incident in the Life of Lincoln
132
How Lincoln Illustrated What Might Be Done with Jeff Davis
145
Lincolns Second NominationLincoln Sees Two Images of him
153
An Amusing Illustration
159

An Honest LawyerSome of Lincolns Cases
64
WHITE HOUSE INCIDENTS
86
An Instance where the Presidents Mind Wandered
90
CriticismIts Effect on Mr LincolnA Bull Frog Story
100
A Home IncidentLincoln and Little Tad
105
Interesting Anecdote of Lincoln related by Rev J P Gulliver
173
Lincolns Last Story and Last Written Words and Conversations
179
The Merciful President 150
186
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