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Mr Lincoln"s contemporaries

Roy Meredith

Mr Lincoln"s contemporaries

an album of portraits by Mathew B. Brady

by Roy Meredith

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Published by Scribner .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementRoy Meredith.
ContributionsBrady, Mathew B.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21736041M

The anti-Lincoln tradition seems to have reached a low ebb during the decade from the great centennial celebration of to the close of the First World War, but then it made a comeback in the s, a time when Lincoln studies in general were entering upon their most brilliant by: 4. This banner text can have markup.. Search the history of over billion web pages on the Internet.

Abraham Lincoln as Media Manipulator-in-Chief: The Year History of Corrupt Press Abraham Lincoln was an astute and deft manipulator of the media, argues Harold Holzer, and frankly, the media.   From the author of the forthcoming Building the Great Society (February ), an intimate look into Lincoln’s White House and the aftermath of his death, via the lives of his two closest aides In this timely look into Abraham Lincoln’s White House, and the aftermath of his death, noted historian and political advisor Joshua Zeitz presents a fresh perspective on the sixteenth U.S /5(7).

While serving as a telegrapher in Washington, Mr. Sherman per- sonally delivered a message to President Lincoln from the gov- ernor of Massachusetts, that saved the life of a boy condemned to death for falling asleep while on sentry duty. Mr. Sherman is the author of a ; book.   A Smithsonian Historian Wanders the “Bardo,” Exploring the Spiritual World of the 19th Century George Saunders’ new novel, “Lincoln in the Bardo” recalls the melancholy that hung over a Author: David C. Ward.


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The emphasis in this book is on society--the stay-at-homes, the politicians, the actors and actresses, the publicists, the men in the street. Meridith's previous book, Mr. Lincoln's Camera Man, emphasized rather the military aspects of the Homeric time during which Author: Roy Meredith.

Get this from a library. Lincoln's contemporaries: an album of portraits by Mathew B. Brady. [Roy Meredith; Mathew B Brady; Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State University. Libraries)] -- "The men and women whose portraits make up this book were approximately contemporaries.

They represent a respectable cross-section of American life in all its phases. Get this from a library. Lincoln's contemporaries; an album of portraits. [Roy Meredith; Mathew B Brady] -- "The men and women whose portraits make up this book were approximately contemporaries.

They represent a respectable cross-section of American life in. President-elect Lincoln proposed comparing heights with a stiff-backed Senator Charles Sumner.

Lincoln later recalled: “Sumner declined to stand up with me, back to back, to see which was the tallest man, and made a fine speech about being the time for uniting our. Abraham Lincoln's Contemporaries: Charles A. Dana (Classic Reprint) [Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Excerpt from Abraham Lincoln's Contemporaries: Charles A. Dana Mr. Lincoln received us in the large room upstairs in the east wing of the White Mr Lincolns contemporaries book. The author examines how Lincoln’s struggle with a depression that was seen by his contemporaries as a crucial aspect of his life and character could have contributed to Lincoln’s triumphs.

That’s a lot of Lincolns, but Mr. Ferguson, a senior editor at The Weekly Standard, gets to nearly all of them, saving the obvious for last. The book is an extended, crazy buildup to the. None of Lincoln's contemporaries, nor Lincoln mobilized to keep him safe. One friend recalled, "Mr Lincolns friends In their book The Perspectives of Psychiatry, Paul R.

McHugh and Author: Joshua Wolf Shenk. How did Lincoln's contemporaries respond to his leadership. It seemed that many of Lincoln’s contemporaries underestimated the man.

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Be forewarned: your preconceived notions are about to be shattered/5. This one of the best books on Mrs. Lincoln that I have read. It does a pretty good job of "seeing her life from her side" and explaining a lot of the mysteries of this lady.

Yes, there are insights on the president which I enjoyed. But I really got the book to better understand Mrs. Lincoln and try to see why and how she handled herself/5.

Mr. Lincoln's Whiskers In this true story, young Grace Bedell writes to Abraham Lincoln and asks him to grow a beard so that he can win more votes, become president, and abolish slavery.

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Keeping Lincoln's Secrets 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. “Mr. Lincoln was not what is called an educated man.

In the college that he attended a man gets up at daylight to hoe corn, and sits up at night by the side of a burning pine-knot to read the best book he can find. What education he had, he had picked up.

He had read a great many books, and all the books that he had read he knew. Lewis E. Lehrman lays his cards on the table right from the beginning of his magisterial exegesis of Abraham Lincoln's speech in Peoria, Ill., on Oct.

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He was a leader that seemed to be destined to be in just that spot at that time. This quotation is the theme of Larry Tagg’s book, The Unpopular Mr. Lincoln, which utilizes thousands of primary sources to make the case that no American president was more reviled by his contemporaries — at home and abroad — during his own lifetime than Abraham Lincoln was.

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“After Willie’s death, she could not bear the sight of anything he loved, not even a flower.” Mary buried her unrelenting anguish .The first edition of Mr. Lincoln and Friends went on-line in February Ten months later, Donald Herbert Donald’s book“We Are Lincoln Men”: Abraham Lincoln and His Friends was published.

In his book, David Herbert Donald takes a relatively restricted .