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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.

Copyright 1902
M. A. DONOHUE & CO.

a A. DONOHUL A CO., PRINTERS AND BIORS, OWCASA.

CONTENTS

PART I.

OHAPTER I. Moronty of Abraham Lincoln-Their Residenco in Pennsylvania and Virginia Il Grandfathor Orosses the Allegbanies to join Boone and his Assoolatos “The Dark and Bloody Ground"-His Violent Death-Hlo Widow Sottlos in Washington County-Thomas Lincoln, his son, Marrier and Locato, non Lodgonville Birth of Abrabam Lincoln-LaRue County-Early Lifo and Training in Kontucky.....

OBA PTER II. Removal from Kentucky-An Imigrant Journey-The Forests of Southern India ans-New Homo-Indiana in 1818 Slavery and Freo Labor Young Lincoln at His Work-Hi Schools and Schoolmasters Self-Education-A Characteristio Incident-Aoquaintanc. with River LifeHis First Trip to New Orleans as a Flatboatman Death of His Mothor-His Father's Second Marriage Recollections of an Early Sottlor Clono of an Eventful Porlod in Young Lincoln's Elstorg ........

OHAPTER III. The Fronch Settlemonto The North-West-Tho Advance of Emigration-Four

Great States Founded-North and South in Ohio, Indiana, and Illinois-Sentiments of Southern Emigrants—The First Emigrations- A Coincidence of DatesMordecai and Josiah Lincoln-Removal to Illinois-Settlement on the Banfamon, in Macon County-Locality Described-Abraham Lincoln Engaged in Splitting Ralls--Removal of His Father-He Sottlos in Coles County-Abraham Lincoln makes another Trip as a Flatboatman-Booomes Olerk in a Store on Hl Rotaru-Postmaster at Now Salem......................................................

OHAPTIB IV. breaking Out of the Black Hawk War--The Invasion of 1831-Tho Rock-river Country Threatened— Pronpt Action of Gov. Roynolds-Retreat of Black Hawk - Treaty of 1804-Bad Faith of the Indians-Invasion of 1832- Volunteers Called For Abraham Lincoln one of a Company

from Menard County He is chosen Captain-Rendezvous at Beardstown-Hard Marchos across the Country to Oquawka, Prophetstown, and Dixon-Expected Battle Avoided by the Enemy-Discontent among Volunteers-They are Disbanded-Captain Lin. coln Romains, Volunteering for Another Term of Service Skirmishing FightsArrival of New Lovios Encounter at Kellogg's Grove Black Hawk at Fom Lakon-Ho Rotroute Battle on the Wisconsin-Hastons Forward to the MIA slosippi-Battle of Bad-ax-End of Lincoln's First Campaign--Autobiographio Yote.

OHAPTER V. A Now Porlod in Mr. Lincoln's Life

His Political Opinions Olay and JacksonMr. Lincoln Candidato for Represontative-Election in 1834-Illinois Strongly Domocratio-Mr. Lincoln as a Surveyor-Land Speculation ManiaMr. Llacolpo Firmie appearance

Democratically Botched --First Meeting of Lincola with Douglas -The Lattor Seoks an Omce of the Legislature, and Gets it-Mr. Linooln Ro-olooted in 1836 Mr. Douglas also a Member of tho House_Distia. ratehod Associates Internal Improvements Again-Mr. Lincoln'. View on Slavery- The Capital Romoved to Springfield-The New Metropolis

--Rovalaion of 1851Ir. Lipoola Chosen for a third Term Joba Calhoun, of Locompton Komory--Llacola the Whig Loador, and Oundidats for speaker-Olon Voto

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