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By WM. M. THAYER,
Author of the “Pioneer Boy," "Youth's History of the Rebellion," &o.

BOSTON:

DINSMOOR AND COMPANY,

33, SCHOOL STREET.

1864.

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Entered, according to Act of Congress, in the year 1864, by

WALKER, WISE, AND COMPANY, In the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the District of Massachusetts.

BOSTON:

STEREOTYPED AND PRINTED BY JOHN WILSON AND SON

No. 6, Water Street.

CONTENT S.

Character and Public Services of Abraham

Lincoln

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BOYHOOD AND MANHOOD. - ELECTED PRESIDENT. - SPEECH AT SPRINGFIELD. — HIS REQUEST SUBLIME. -SPEECH AT NEW YORK. — BEFORE OHIO SENATE. “HIS WELCOME AN OVATION. -ATTEMPT TO ASSASSINATE HIM. HIS INAUGURATION AND ADDRESS. — ITS ELOQUENT APPEAL TO ENEMIES. — HIS STYLE CLEAR AND FORCIBLE. DEEP INTEREST

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THE SOLDIERS. VISITS LIEUT. WORDEN. VISITS THE WOUNDED. HIS INTERVIEW WITH REBELS. AMIABLE QUALITIES. -INTERVIEW WITH THREE LITTLE GIRLS. — COUNTING GREENBACKS FOR A NEGRO. - RECEIVING A TRACT.-A DESCRIPTION OF HIM BY A CLOSE OBSERVER. — HIS DAILY LIFE, BY PERLEY." DESCRIPTION OF HIM BY AN ENGLISH WRITER. — A REMARKABLE EULOGIUM. HIS SINGLENESS OF PURPOSE, AND CONSISTENCY. NEVER VACILLATES. — HIS LETTER TO A. G. HODGES, ESQ. - WORDS OF MRS. STOWE. - HIS MARKED HONESTY.—HE STUDIES TO FOLLOW PROVIDENCE. LETTER FROM A DEMOCRAT. — HE HAS NO VICES. A TEMPERANCE MAN-HIS INTELLECTUAL POWER. - WORSTED JUDGE DOUGLAS. TRIBUTE TO THE DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE. OPINION OF SENATOR TRUMBULL. -EULOGY BY TWO FRENCH STATESMEN. - OPINION OF AN ENGLISH WRITER. —HIS REPARTEES AND ANECDOTES. — HIS ADMINISTRATION, AND DIFFICULTIES TO OVERCOME. — HIS GLORIOUS SUCCESS. — CHARGES AGAINST HIM ANSWERED-WRIT OF HABEAS CORPUS. ARBITRARY ARRESTS. - LINCOLN A GREATER GENERAL THAN M'CLELLAN. — HIS ACTS AND LETTERS. — HIS ANTISLAVERY VIEWS. - PROGRESS OF FREEDOM. - WORDS OF GARRISON AND HON. MR. ARNOLD. -- FREMONT'S AND HUNTER'S PROCLAMATIONS. -— MR. LINCOLN'S TOLERANT POLICY. — RECONSTRUCTION. THE PEOPLE'S CHOICE FOR PRESIDENT. - VOICE FROM THE ARMY.-GEN. NEAL DOW'S SPEECH. — HORACE GREELEY'S INCONSISTENCY. - MR. LINCOLN NOT AN OFFICE-SEEKER. —OUR FOREIGN FRIENDS DESIRE HIS RE-ELECTION. — SPEECH OF PETER SINCLAIR, ESQ., OF SCOTLAND, AND OF HON. GEORGE THOMPSON, OF ENGLAND.

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