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LIFE OF

ABRAHAM LINCOLN

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His Early History, Political Career, Speeches in
and out of Congress, together with many
Characteristic Stories and
by and concerning Lincoln
which has Earned for
him the Sobri-

quet –

“THE STORY TELLING PRESIDENT”

BY

JOSEPH H. BARRETT

AND

CHARLES WALTER BROWN, A. M.

FULLY ILLUSTRATED.

CHICAGO
M. A. DONOHUE & CO.

407-429 Dearborn St.

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OHAPT IB I.
Lenty of Abraham Lincoln-Thelr Residenco lo Pennsylvanla and Virginia

Il Grandfathor Orossed the Alloghanies to Join Boone and bis Associator
"The Dark and Bloody Ground"-His Violent Death-His Widow Bottles in
Washington County-Thomas Lincoln, his son, Marries and Locatos nous
Hodgonvillo—Birth of Abraham Lincolo-LaRue County-Early Life and
Training in Kontucky....

OHAPTER II.
Removal from Kentucky-An Emigrant Journey-The Forests of Southern Indi.

aperNov Homo-Indiana In 1816 Slavery and Freo Labor-Young Lincoln at His Work-i Bohools and Schoolmasters-Self-Education-A Oharacteristio Incident-Aoquaintano. with Blver LifeHis First Trip to New Orleans as a Flatboatman-Death of His Mothor-His Father's second MarriageRecollections of an Early Sottlor - Close of an Eventful Porlod in Young Lincoln's Ilstory....

OHAPTER III. The Fronch Settlements The North-West-Tho Advance of Emigration-Four Great States Founded-North and South In Ohio, Indiana, and Illinois–Sentimonta of Southern Emigrants—The First Emigrations-A Coincidence of DatesMordecal and Josiah Lincoln-Removal to Illinois Settlement on the Banfamon, in Macon County-Locality Described-Abraham Lincoln Engaged la Splitting Balls-Removal of His Father-He Sottlos in Coles County-Abraham Lincoln makos anothor Trip as a Flatboatman-Booomes Olerk in a Store on Al Rotaru-Pontmaster at Now Salem.............................................................

он АРАВ ІТ. Breaking Out of the Black Hawk War--Tho Invasion of 1881—The Rock-river

Country Threatened— Prompt Action of Gov. Roynolds-Retreat of Black Hawk-Treaty of 1804-Bad Taith of the Indians-Invasion of 1832—Voluntoors Called For-Abraham Lincoln ono of a company from Menard County, He is chosen Captain-Rendezvous at Beardstown-Hard Marches across the Country to Oquawka, Prophetstown, and Dixon-Lxpected Battle Avoided by the Enemy-Discontent among Volunteers They are Disbanded-Captain Lin. coln Remains, Volunteering for Another

Term of Service Skirmishing FightsArrival of New Lovise-Encounter at Kellogg's Grove_Black Hawk at Fow Lakor-Ho Rotrouts Battle on the Wisconsin-Hastens Forward to the MIA sleippiBattle of Bad-ux-End of Lincoln's First Campaign-Autobiograpbio Note.

OHAPTER V. A Now Poriod in Mr. Llucoln's Life His Political Opinions Olay and Jackson

Mr. Lincoln Candidate for Reprosontative_Eloction in 1834-Illinois Strongly Domocratio-Mr. Lincoln as a Sarveyor-Land Speculation Mania-MrLlacolp's Tirst Appearance in the Legislatare-Banks and Internal Improto. monta-Whig Monsures Democratically Botchoul-First Meeting of Linoola with Douglas-Tho Latter Seoks an Office of the Legislature, and Gets It Mr. Lirooln Bo-elected in 1836-Mr. Douglas ale a Member of the House-Distia. gudobod Asoolatoslaternal Improvements Again-Mr. Linooln's Vlow on Blavery- The Capital Romoved to Springfield-The New Metropolis Rovallon 151-Ms. Lincoln Chodon for a third Term-Jobo Calhoun, of Locompton Komory-Llacola tho Whig Loador, vad Candidate for Speaker-Olon Voro

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