goods and chattels. — Her surprise at the poverty of the Lincoln cabin. ·
Clothes and comforts Abe and his sister. Abe leads a new life. - Is
sent to school. Abe's appearance and dress. - Learning "manners."
- Abe's essays. Tenderness for animals. The last of school. — Abe
excelled the masters. - Studied privately. — Did not like to work. -—
Wrote on wooden shovel and boards. - How Abe studied. The books
he read. The "Revised Statute of Indiana.”— Did not read the Bible.
No religious opinions. How he behaved at home. Touching recital
by Mrs. Lincoln.- Abe's memory. - Mimicks the preachers. - Makes
stump-speeches" in the field. Cruelly maltreated by his father.
Works out cheerfully. - Universal favorite. — The kind of people he lived
amongst. Mrs. Crawford's reminiscences. Society about Gentryville.
- His step-mother. His sister. The Johnstons and Hankses. - Abe a
ferryman and farm-servant. - His work and habits. — Works for Josiah
Crawford. Mrs. Crawford's account of him. Crawford's books. -Be-
comes a wit and a poet. - Abe the tallest and strongest man in the settle-
Hunting in the Pigeon Creek region. His activity. — Love of
talking and reading. Fond of rustic sports. — Furnishes the literature.
Would not be slighted. — His satires. Songs and chronicles. - Gen-
tryville as a centre of business."— Abe and other boys loiter about the
village. Very temperate. "Clerks" for Col. Jones. Abe saves a
drunken man's life. - Fond of music. - Marriage of his sister Nancy.
Extracts from his copy-book. His Chronicles. - Fight with the Grigs-
bys. Abe "the big buck of the lick."-"Speaking meetings at
Gentryville. - Dennis Hanks's account of the way he and Abe became so
learned. Abe attends a court. — Abe expects to be President. — Going
to mill. — Kicked in the head by a horse. - Mr. Wood.-Piece on tem-
perance. On national politics.-Abe tired of home. Works for Mr.
Gentry. — Knowledge of astronomy and geography. - Goes to New
Orleans. Counterfeit money. - Fight with negroes. Scar on his face.
The site of New Salem. The village as it existed. The first store. - Num-
Their houses. Springfield. — Petersburg. — Mr.