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A Short Life of Abraham Lincoln (Large Print Edition): Condensed from Nicolay & Hay/s Abraham Lincoln

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John G. Nicolay, private secretary to Abraham Lincoln, wrote A Short Life of Abraham Lincoln which was published inthe year following his death. I have always considered that observations of an eye witness better than conclusions of others not so blessed/5.

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Lincoln was born in Hodgenville, Kentucky on Feb 12, Raised by poor parents, he received less than a year of formal education by the time he reached the age of Jun 21,  · With assistant secretary, John Hay, he wrote the two volume definitive biography of Lincoln, “Abraham Lincoln, a Biography.” Although this is a condensation by Nicolay of that biography, it is still a sizable work and a fairly thorough treatment of the life of the 16th president of the United States/5(58).

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The text begins: Abraham Lincoln now set to work with a will to educate himself. His father thought that he did not need to learn anything more. He did not see that there was any good in book-learning.

If a man could read and write and cipher, what more was needed.

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Of the sixteen presidents whose biographies I've read so far, none have offered the variety of choices of Abraham Lincoln. Of the dozen Lincoln biographies I read, two were Pulitzer Prize winners, one is the second best-read presidential biography of all time, and six held the distinction of being the definitive Lincoln biography at one time.

"A Short Life of Abraham Lincoln. Condensed from Nicolay and Hay's 'Abraham Lincoln: A History"' by John G. Nicolay. Frontispiece with tissue overlay of "President Lincoln and His Son 'Tad'.".

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Abe Lincoln at Last. - The magic tree house whisks Jack and Annie to Washington D.C. in the s where they meet Abraham Lincoln and collect a feather that will help break a Author: Bookroo. Mar 16,  · Abraham Lincoln was truly a man of his words, which is why they live today and still have meaning for us, both in trying to understand the American .Jun 18,  · Abraham Lincoln Biography Abraham Lincoln was born in the vicinity of the city of Hodgenville, the state of Kentucky, on February 12,and died in Washington D.C.

on April 15, He was a renowned lawyer, politician and the sixteenth president of the United States. He is considered one of the most influential American leaders [ ]2/5(1).Abraham Lincoln (February 12, –April 15, ) was the 16th president of the United States, serving from to During his time in office, the nation fought the Civil War, which claimed hundreds of thousands of lives.

One of Lincoln's greatest accomplishments was the abolition of slavery in