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11-14-2023, 08:57 PM
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RE: Who Said This?
Booth

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11-14-2023, 09:10 PM
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Yes, Joe! Good job. The source for this is Asia Booth Clarke's memoir (1938) published many years after her death (1888).
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04-11-2024, 07:01 PM
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No Googling, please. Who described Lincoln as "the queerest old cuss you ever saw"?

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04-11-2024, 08:07 PM
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John Nicolay?
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04-11-2024, 08:41 PM
Post: #485
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That's a negative, PMOTI. Please come back and try again......

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04-12-2024, 04:25 AM
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I suppose someone who was much younger? A soldier?
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04-12-2024, 05:56 AM
Post: #487
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Seward? ( in earlier years)

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04-12-2024, 07:40 AM (This post was last modified: 04-12-2024 07:41 AM by J. Beckert.)
Post: #488
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Dr. Eva is the closest so far! This person was younger, but was not yet a soldier. That came later.

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04-12-2024, 08:58 AM
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Was it Robert Lincoln?
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04-12-2024, 11:02 AM (This post was last modified: 04-12-2024 11:02 AM by J. Beckert.)
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Yes it was, Roger! Great job. During a hazing while attending his first year at Harvard, Robert was asked about his then presidential candidate father and that's how he described him.

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