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THE

LIFE AND PUBLIC SERVICES

OF

HON. ABRAHAM LINCOLN,

With a Portrait on Steel.

TO WHICH IS ADDED A BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCH OF

HON. HANNIBAL HAMLIN.

BY D. W. BARTLETT,

VASHINGTON CORRESPONDENT OF THE NEW-YORK INDEPENDENT AND EVENING POST,
AND AUTHOR OF “LIVES OF MODERN AGITATORS," LIFE OF “LADY

JANE GRAY," " JOAN OF ARO,” ETO.

New-York:
H. DAYTON, PUBLISHER,

No. 36 HOWARD-STRIBT.

1860. W

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Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1880, by

H. DAYTON,

In the Clerk's office, of the District Court, for the Southern District of

New-York.

THE NEW YORK
PUBLIC LIBRARY

ASTOR, LENOX AND
TILDEN FOUNDATIONS.

1899.

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The Philadelphia North American on..
Mr. Greeley's Remarks on..

Senator Benjamin's Opinion of..
Extracts from Speeches of Lincoln and Douglas..
Statistics of the Illinois Election of 1858.
Lincoln's Visit to Kansas in 1859..
Extract from his Speech at Leavenworth.
His Personal Appearance..
His Personal Habits.
Anecdotes of Him..
Almost a Duel..
The Rail-Splitter..
A Thrilling Episode in his History.

His Opinion on Naturalization...

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PART FOURTH.

THE CONVENTION AND ITS NOMINATIONS.

Organization at the "Wigwam”.
The Platform of the Republican Party.

The Ballots....

The Nomination...

Ratification by the People..
Unanimous Commendations of the Press....
Mr. Lincoln at Home..
Visit of the Committoe to Notify him of his Nomination....
Mrs. Lincoln.
A Campaign Song..

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