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Every man, black, white or yellow, has a mouth to be fed and two hands with which to feed it – and that bread should be allowed to go to that mouth without controversy.”– Speech at Hartford, Connecticut, March 5, 1860

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Deer and a Calf

[In the Chicago Times-Herald a correspondent reports an interview with Philip Clark, pioneer of Sangamon County, about AL:] “In one of his early races for Congress I heard him debate with Peter Cartwright, who was the terror of every…

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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

Pre-Inaugural Visit to New York - Dunkirk and Westfield, February 16, 1861

Pre-Inaugural Visit to New York – Dunkirk and Westfield, February 16, 1861

‘I stand by the flag of the Union, and all I ask of you is that you stand by me as long as I stand by it.’

Abraham Lincolns Stories and Humor

Abraham Lincolns Stories and Humor

“If I couldnt tell these stories, I would die.”



Support for foreign colonization of freed slaves had a long history in the United States with advocates among both whites and blacks…

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