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Reminiscences of Abraham Lincoln by distinguished men of his time
10-20-2013, 02:39 PM (This post was last modified: 10-20-2013 03:59 PM by Eva Elisabeth.)
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Reminiscences of Abraham Lincoln by distinguished men of his time
This is a collection of incidents and memories by many different men who met or witnessed Abbraham Lincoln. Edited by Allen Thorndike Rice. Here is the list of the men who contributed to the book:
http://archive.org/details/reminiscenceso2251rice
Although some "stories" are well-known, I found it interesting to read the entire first-hand accounts, and there were still a lot of trivia asides like (which I love) - like this one about Frederick Douglass (posts1265-1270):
http://rogerjnorton.com/LincolnDiscussio...e#pid23218

It's like a short story collection - you could also read a stroy every now and then if you have but little time.
Mine is a "Forgotten Books' Classic Reprint Series"-edition (was not expensive).
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