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Abbott, A. (fl. 1864) The Life of Lincoln

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC08581.01 Author/Creator: Abbott, A. (fl. 1864) Place Written: New York, New York Type: Books Date: 1864 Pagination: 1

Summary of Content: Campaign biography printed by T.R. Dawley, Publisher for the Million. With adverts at the end.

People: Abott, Abott A., fl. 1864.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865.

Historical Era: Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1877

Keywords/Subjects: Election, President, Government and Civics, Civil War

Sub Era: The American Civil War