Abraham Lincoln. His Speeches And Writings by Roy P. Basler

By Roy P. Basler

The such a lot finished and readable one-volume number of Lincoln's writings ever released. -David Herbert Donald.

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Louis A. Warren, Director of the Lincoln National Life Foundation, has likewise opened the resources of his institution. In addition to these without whom the work could not have been undertaken, the editor wishes to express his indebtedness to Mr. Carl Sandburg, and to Professor Jay B. Hubbell of Duke University for reading the introductory sketch of Lincoln’s development as a writer. Among the many people who have lent their assistance, the following persons deserve the editor’s special thanks: Miss Margaret Flint and Mr.

Plain talk, blunt and utterly lucid statements, these are to be found in plenty throughout his writings and speeches. Then again you may find him employing a prose that is cadenced, sonorous, masterly and having its relation to certain masterpieces of literature that had become part of him. You will find Basler’s “Lincoln’s Development as a Writer” a scholarly treatise worth careful reading. You will find you can come back to it with renewed interest after you have read his selections from Lincoln.

McCLELLAN APRIL 9, 1862 LETTER TO THE SENATE AND HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES. APRIL 16, 1862 LETTER TO GENERAL G. B. McCLELLAN MAY 9, 1862 TELEGRAM TO GENERAL G. B. McCLELLAN MAY 28, 1862 TELEGRAM TO GENERAL G. B. McCLELLAN JUNE 28, 1862 TELEGRAM TO GENERAL G. B. McCLELLAN JULY 1, 1862 LETTER TO GENERAL G. B. McCLELLAN JULY 2, 1862 TELEGRAM TO GENERAL G. B. McCLELLAN JULY 3, 1862 TELEGRAM TO GENERAL G. B. McCLELLAN JULY 5, 1862 LETTER TO GENERAL G. B. McCLELLAN JULY 13, 1862 LETTER TO CUTHBERT BULLITT JULY 28, 1862 LETTER TO JOHN M.

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