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LIFE AND PUBLIC SERVICES
HON. ABRAHAM LINCOLN,
With a Portrait on Steel.
TO WHICH IS ADDED A BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCH OF
HON. HANNIBAL HAMLIN.
BY D. W. BARTLETT
WASHINGTON CORRESPONDENT OF THE NEW-YORK INDEPENDENT AND EVENING POST,
H. DAYTON, PUBLISHER,
No. 36 HOWARD STREET.
Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1880, by
In the Clerk's office, of the District Court, for the Southern District of
Lincoln's Birth and Parentage...
His Father's Family remove to Indiana..
His Limited Opportunities of Education..
A Flatboatman on the Mississippi..
Enlists as a Volunteer in the Black-Hawk War, and serves through the
Buys a Stock of Goods on Credit, and opens a Store..
His Position on the Slavery Question in 1837.
Removes to Springfield, and opens a Law Office..
Elected to Congress in 1846...
Statesmen in the Thirtieth Congress..
Slavery in the District of Columbia.
His Resolutions on the Mexican War.
Vote of Supplies for the War...
The Slave Case of Antonio Pacheco..
Lincoln's Amendment to Gott's Resolution.
Favors a Bill to Abolish the Franking Privilege.
The Illinois Campaign of 1854.
Debate with Douglas in 1854...
Declines Election to the United States Senate, in favor of Trumbull......
Unanimous Commendations of the Press.
Visit of the Committee to Notify him of his Nomination.