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Life on the circuit with Lincoln

Henry Clay Whitney

Life on the circuit with Lincoln

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

    Subjects:
  • Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 -- Contemporaries.,
  • Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 -- Career in law.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Henry Clay Whitney; introduction and notes by Paul M. Angle ...
    ContributionsAngle, Paul M. 1900-1975.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE457 .W63
    The Physical Object
    Pagination530 p.
    Number of Pages530
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6398905M
    LC Control Number40005065
    OCLC/WorldCa748658

    Whitney, Henry C., Life on the Circuit with Lincoln with Sketches of Generals Grant, Sherman and McClellan, Judge Davis, Leonard Swett, and Other Contemporaries. Boston, Estes and Lauriat, Illus. The selections from Whitney's Life on the Circuit with Lincoln are used with the kind permission of the publishers, Estes and Lauriat, Boston. Abraham Lincoln: A Child's Biography. This biography of Abraham Lincoln for young children was excerpted from Mary Stoyell Stimpson's book, A Child's Book of American Biography (). Add over one hundred years to Ms. Stimpson's time reference when you read it with your own children.


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In Life on the Circuit, Whitney recounts his time with Lincoln on the vast Eighth Circuit, which stretched across Illinois, and offers in-depth coverage of Lincoln’s campaign for the presidency, including the famed Lincoln-Douglass debates.

In addition Whitney offers moving. : Life on the Circuit with Lincoln: With Sketches of Generals Grant, Sherman and McClellan, Judge Davis, Leonard Swett and Other Contemporaries (): Whitney, Henry C.: Books5/5(1). Get this from a library.

Life on the circuit with Lincoln. [Henry Clay Whitney; Paul M Angle; Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State University. Libraries)] -- "Originally commenced as a pastime, and to please a circle of friends alone, success, in any degree, can only be hoped for, because of my vantage ground as an intimate and close friend of Mr.

Henry C. Whitney's Life on the Circuit with Lincoln () remains important for its eyewitness observations of Lincoln in the latter s, but Whitney has proved unreliable on important aspects of Lincoln's life and political career—most notoriously, he claimed in to have found his long-forgotten notes from Lincoln's "Lost Speech" in Cited by: 2.

The Lincoln Hypothesis: A Modern-day Abolitionist Investigates the Possible Connection Between Joseph Smith, the Book of Mormon, and Abraham Lincoln by Timothy Ballard avg rating — 1, ratings. This is a reprint of an old book known to collectors of Lincolniana, now edited, with an introduction, by Paul M.

Angle, secretary of the Illinois Historical Society, and illustrated with reproductions of old prints, etc. This falls in the class of The Hidden Lincoln (edited by Hertz, Viking) giving personal reminiscences and evaluations of the many sides of Lincoln's disputed character. Authoritative and utterly engrossing, Mrs.

Lincoln is the long-awaited portrait of the woman who so richly contributed to Lincoln's life and legacy. About the Author Catherine Clinton is the author of Harriet Tubman: The Road to Freedom and Fanny Kemble's Civil by: 6.

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.

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Lehrman rescued one such segment of Lincoln’s life from the shadows with his masterful Lincoln at Peoria: The Turning Point (Stackpole Books, pages, $), a study of Lincoln’s speech at Peoria, Illinois, in Octoberin response to. The heterosexuality Life on the circuit with Lincoln book Abraham Lincoln (–), the 16th President of the United States, has been questioned by some activists.

Lincoln was married to Mary Todd from November 4,until his death on Apand fathered four children with her. Lincoln and Mary Todd met in Springfield in and became engaged in About a third of the way into this very positive look at the life of Abraham Lincoln it came to my attention that the book was written in that explained a lot.

the style of writing was a bit different from what we see today and I have to say that the portrayal of Lincoln was EXTREMELY positive, to the point of sometimes being excessive.4/5. Deals in Books Life on the Circuit With Lincoln: With Sketches of Generals Grant, Sherman, and.

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We are committed to keeping personal information confidential and secure, and in compliance with state and federal laws. Whitney, Life on the Circuit with Lincoln, Certificate of Incorporation, Aug.

29,Records of the Lincoln Circuit Marking Association, Illinois State Historical Library, Springfield, Ill. (hereafter cited as Records of the LCMA).Author: Guy C. Fraker. Lincoln the President (March 4, to May 3, ). New York: The Current Literature Publishing Co.

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In the blazon of this bicentennial biographical bonanza, several new books are of special interest to readers with a literary bent: one is The Lincoln Anthology: Great Writers on His Life and.

Ronald C. White, Jr., is the author of two bestselling books on Abraham Lincoln: The Eloquent President and Lincoln’s Greatest Speech, a New York Times Notable Book.

White earned his Ph.D. at Princeton and has lectured on Lincoln at hundreds of universities and organizations, and at Gettysburg and the White House. He is a Fellow at the Huntington Library and a Visiting Professor of /5(75). Publication of Abraham Lincoln: A Life coincides with the bicentennial of Lincoln's birth, but long after the official events are a memory, this biography will carry the Lincoln story to new generations.

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— James L. Swanson. Washington Times/5(86). The Wild West -- The Lincoln family -- Early years -- In Indiana -- Second journey to New Orleans -- Desultory employments -- Entering politics -- Entering the law -- On the Circuit -- Social life and marriage -- The encroachments of slavery -- The awakening of the lion -- Two things that Lincoln missed -- Birth of the Republican Party -- The battle of the giants -- Growing audacity of the Pages:   Download Life on the Circuit With Lincoln: With Sketches of Generals Grant, Sherman, and McClellan, Judge Davis, Leonard Swett, and Other.

It has a new paperback cover featuring Day-Lewis, who stars in Spielberg's hit movie Lincoln, which covers the last four months in the president's life. Get this from a library. Life on the circuit with Lincoln: with sketches of generals Grant, Sherman, and McClellan, Judge Davis, Leonard Swett, and other contemporaries.

[Henry. Abraham Lincoln traveled this way as he rode the Circuit of the Eighth Judicial District Erected by the Lincoln Circuit Marking Association and the Daughters of the American Revolution.

Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Government & Politics • Roads & addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution.

Outstanding book recounting Lincoln’s life and law practice in central Illinois As a lifelong resident of Coles County Illinois and an attorney and Judge who has had the honor to practice law in most of the counties of the “old” 8th circuit, I found attorney Fraker’s book to be the most descriptive and accurate history of Lincoln’s life on the circuit of any other Lincoln book I have.

Author, lawyer, Lincoln scholar and former Lincoln College Trustee Guy Fraker will be coming to the Lincoln Heritage Museum for a book signing at 7 p.m.

on Friday, Dec. Fraker’s latest work, Looking for Lincoln in Illinois: A Guide to Lincoln’s Eighth Judicial Circuit, is the first-ever guidebook to the circuit. Michael Burlingame's long-awaited Abraham Lincoln: A Life, published in by the Johns Hopkins University Press in two large volumes and nearly 2, pages, is believed by many Lincoln scholars to be the most exhaustively researched and fully documented biography of Abraham Lincoln ever written.

The work as originally submitted was even more extensive, but largely because of space. As a title, The Circuit references all of the moving around the characters do in this book. After all, a circuit is basically a journey that goes around and around—and then around some more.

And if there's one thing that Francisco and his family know how to do, it's move among the same few cities in California, right along with the seasons. The sexual life of Abraham Lincoln point is that the ghost of a much better Lincoln book hovers invisibly above this one.

account of riding the rural Illinois legal circuit with Lincoln Author: Andrew O'hehir. This is the complete free text of “The Life of Abraham Lincoln” by Henry Ketcham. Also see The Life and Writings of Abraham Lincoln at Amazon.

This page has been created by Philipp Lenssen. Page last updated on October Complete book. Authorama - Classic Literature, free of copyright. About. on the Abraham Lincoln Online website. By Benjamin P. Thomas: "The Illinois prairies were thrusting forth new life in early April,as Abraham Lincoln hitched "Old Buck" to his buggy and prepared to set forth on his customary round of the Eighth Judicial circuit.

Here in one place was the full gamut of Lincoln’s bedmates, from Billy Greene in New Salem (he and Lincoln, according to one neighbor, “had an awful hankerin’, one for t’other”) to, late in life, David Derickson, the bodyguard who supposedly shared Lincoln’s bed while the first lady was away.

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The Circuit Summary. Shmoopsters, we'd like you to meet Francisco and his family. There's Papá, Mamá, Francisco's older bro Roberto, and his younger bro Trampita.

This fam lives in Mexico, but they're about to go on a major adventure to California, where they want to build a new life. Needless to say, they've got big dreams for what lies ahead.

Abraham Lincoln () 16th President of the United States. Chapter IX. On the Circuit. The requirements of the lawyer in that part of the country, at that date, were different from the requirements in any part of the world at the present date.

William H. Herndon, Abraham Lincoln's law partner and biographer, made a record of "secret and privatethings" about Lincoln in two memorandum books that long ago disappeared.

Now diary entries. Lincoln, Abraham (12 February –15 April ), sixteenth president of the United States, was born in Hardin County, Kentucky, the son of Thomas Lincoln and Nancy Hanks, Lincoln had come to Kentucky from Virginia with his father Abraham in He acquired only enough literacy to sign his name but gained modest prosperity as a carpenter and farmer on the Kentucky frontier.

Spielberg's Lincoln movie was correct on Thaddeus Stevens in every aspect except one. Thaddeus Stevens, a radical Republican from the state of Pennsylvania, was the powerful Chairmen of the Ways and Means Committee.

He fought for complete racial equality all of his adult life. Known as "the Dictator" of the House of Representatives, he had a. A. Lincoln: A Biography. Ronald White Jr., Random House, pp., $ To celebrate the th anniversary of Abraham Lincoln’s birth, bookstores are—surprise!—filled with new biographies.

One of the most comprehensive is Ronald White’s A. Lincoln, a heavy volume that takes on the monumental task of chronicling Lincoln’s entire life.The Case of Abraham Lincoln: A Story of Adultery, Murder, and the Making of a Great President, (Google Books), Palgrave Macmillan,(ISBN X).

Randall, J.G. "Life on the Circuit with Lincoln by Henry Clay Whitney" JSTOR book review, The American Historical Review. Riding the Circuit with Mr. Lincoln: Summary of the Eighth Judicial Circuit by Mary L. Grabenstetter Once a young boy, George Perren Davis, son of Lincoln’s friend and Read a trade book or show a video about the life of Abraham Lincoln to establish a context for the lesson about the Eighth Judicial Size: KB.