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Birth of President Abraham Lincoln, and his ancestors.... 21 His grandfather killed by the Indians and scalped-Description of his parents.....
22 “ Abe" goes to school—The Lincoln Family remove to Indiana..
23 Death of Mrs. Lincoln-" Abe” learns to write. His father
marries again—" Abe" finishes his education....... 26 He becomes a hired hand on a flatboat, and goes to New Orleans
27 The family remove to Illinois—“Abe" seeks his fortune among strangers...
28 He takes another trip to New Orleans-Becomes a miller
and salesman-His services in the Black Hawk war.... 29 Is nominated for the Legislature and is defeated-Becomes
a merchant and surveyor-Is elected to the Legislature -Studies law......
30 A thrilling incident in his legal career...
31 A protest against slavery-Is a candidate for Presidential
Élector-Mr. Lincoln is elected to Congress—His votes and speeches during his Congressional term..
32 Becomes a delegate to the National Convention of 1848
He is nominated for United States Senator, but withdraws ...
40 He is again nominated for the Senate-His speeches in the
celebrated Lincoln-Douglas campaign-His tribute to the Declaration of Independence...
41 Pen-Portraits of Abraham Lincoln..
43 Mr. Lincoln is defeated_by Mr. Douglas—Is then named
for the Presidency-Evidence of his skill as a Railsplitter...
47 His great speech at the Cooper Institute, New York...... 48 Is nominated for President of the United States by the Republican Convention....
The Departure of the Funeral Cortege from Washington,