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SPEECHES, STORIES AND YARNS OF

THE “IMMORTAL ABE,”

INCLUDING

STORIES OF LINCOLN'S EARLY LIFE, STORIES OF
LINCOLN AS A LAWYER, PRESIDENTIAL INCI-
DENTS, STOŘIES OF THE WAR, LINCOLN'S
LETTERS, AND GREAT SPEECHES
CHRONOLOGICALLY ARRANGE

WITH

BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCH

BY

PAUL SELBY
Associate Editor of the Encyclopedia of Illinois. -

FULLY ILLUSTRATED

THOMPSON & THOMAS

CHICADO.

E457

15
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COPYRIGHT 1900,
PROMPSON & THOMAS.
'RIGHTS RESERVED.

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In presenting this volume to the public the aim of its publishers has been to give the reader in a limited space the most interesting, entertaining, and concise work ever published on Lincoln.

The biography contained in this work was written by the Hon. Paul Selby, a personal friend of Lincoln, and for many years Editor of the State Journal at Springfield, Ill., Lincoln's home.

The Stories, Anecdotes, and Yarns of Lincoln have been compiled from the most reliable sources, and are herein presented in an attractive form.

The Great Speeches of Lincoln, which cannot fail to arouse the patriotism of the reader, are arranged in chronological order.

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