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Author: J. E. (James Ernst) Gallaher
Title: Best Lincoln stories, tersely told
Publisher: Chicago : J.E. Gallaher & Co.
Subject (keywords, tags): Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Presidents


Lincoln's great strength as a boy -- Was proud of his strength -- Lincoln a powerful wrestler -- Lincoln split 400 rails for a yard of jeans -- Lincoln as a verse writer -- Lincoln's quick wit in helping a girl to spell a word -- Lincoln as a notion peddler -- Lincoln saved from drowning -- Lincoln's youthful eloquence -- One of Lincoln's songs -- Lincoln's first political speech -- How Lincoln became known as "Honest Abe" -- Lincoln was an "obliging" man -- How Lincoln paid a large debt -- His first sight of slavery -- Lincoln and Jeff Davis in the Black Hawk War -- Lincoln's glowing tribute to his mother -- What Lincoln's step-mother said of him -- Lincoln's first love -- The duel Lincoln didn't fight -- Lincoln as a dancer -- Lincoln's courtship and marriage -- Lincoln's personal appearance -- Lincoln's mother -- Lincoln's melancholia -- Lincoln's height -- How Lincoln became a lawyer --
Lincoln as a lawyer -- Lincoln's consciousness in taking cases -- The Jury understood -- Lincoln's honesty with a lady client -- Lincoln wins a celebrated case -- Lincoln's "selfishness" -- Lincoln removes a license on theatres -- How Lincoln got the worst of a horse trade -- Lincoln helped him to win -- Lincoln settles a quarrel without going to law -- A Lincoln story about little Dan Webster's soiled hands -- Lincoln's long limbs drive a man out of his berth -- Lincoln's joke on Douglas -- Lincoln shrewdly traps Douglas -- Lincoln's fairness in debate -- Lincoln asked his friend's help for the United States Senate -- Making Lincoln presentable -- Evidence of Lincoln's religious belief -- Lincoln a temperance man -- Lincoln's famous Gettysburg Address -- The Gettysburg Address -- Lincoln as a ruler -- Lincoln's real object in conducting the war --
Lincoln asked for some of Grant's whisky -- Lincoln believed himself ugly -- Lincoln's kindness to a disabled soldier -- A sample of Lincoln's statesmanship -- Two good stories -- Lincoln raises a warning voice against the concentration of great wealth -- Lincoln and the dying soldier boy -- The dandy, the bugs and the President -- Lincoln upheld the hands of Gen. Grant -- Why Lincoln told stories -- Lincoln's rewards a man for kindness thirty years after the occurrence -- Lincoln a merciful man -- Lincoln's humorous advice to a distinguished bachelor -- How Lincoln answered a delicate question -- Lincoln illustrates a case humorously -- Why Lincoln mistook a driver to be an Episcopalian -- How Lincoln received a jackknife as a present -- The best car for his corpse -- His title did not help any --
One of Lincoln's autographs -- Lincoln's substitute -- Lincoln's estimate of the financial standing of a neighbor -- Lincoln's query puzzled the man -- Lincoln's inauguration -- John Sherman's first meeting with Lincoln -- Lincoln and the Sentinel -- Origin of "With malice toward none," etc. -- His good memory of names -- Lincoln's grief over the defeat of the Union Army -- Three stories of Lincoln by Senator Palmer -- His famous Second Inaugural Address -- Lincoln said even a rebel could be saved -- Washington and Lincoln compared -- Lincoln remembered him -- Why Lincoln pardoned them -- The Lincoln portraits -- Lincoln's faith in Providence -- Lincoln's last words -- A Chicagoan who saw Lincoln shot -- Martyred Lincoln's blood -- A strange coincidence in the lives of Lincoln and his slayer -- Where is the original Emancipation Proclamation -- Mr. Griffiths on Lincoln -- A famous Chicago lawyer's views -- Lincoln was plain but great -- Lincoln's specific life work -- The proposed purchase of the slaves -- Senator Thurston's speech -- Lincoln analyzed -- The religion of the presidents
Monaghan, J. Lincoln bibliography
Fish, D. Lincoln bibliography
Book, cloth; frontispiece

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