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It has long been a grave question whether any government, not too strong for the liberties of its people, can be strong enough to maintain its own existence, in great emergencies.”– Response to a Serenade, November 10, 1864

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Chase and The Presidnecy

Old Abe replied that “it is not so easy a thing to let Chase go.” I am situated very much as the boy was who held the bear by the hind legs. I will tell you how it was. There was a very vicious bear which, after being some time chase by a couple…

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Abraham Lincoln in Depth

Abraham Lincoln’s Moods
“Lincoln was a curious – mysterious – quite an incomprehensible man,” wrote William H. Herndon shortly before he died... Read more   View more articles

Cartoon Corner

lincoln-moods President Lincoln enjoyed humor. Many Americans enjoyed making fun of the President. Some of the most recognizable cartoons were published in Harper’s Weekly, a New York City periodical ... Read more

Chauncey M. Depew (1834-1928)

Chauncey M. Depew (1834-1928)

Had Chauncey M. Depew “devoted himself to politics exclusively there is no office in the United States he might not legitimately aspire to…”

Mr. Lincoln and  Mary A. Livermore

Mr. Lincoln and  Mary A. Livermore

Livermore was a prominent activist in the U.S. Sanitary Commission, where she helped as a nurse and fund-raiser.

Mr. Lincoln and Eliza P. Gurney

Mr. Lincoln and Eliza P. Gurney

English-born widow of Quaker leader Joseph John Gurney

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