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Resolve to be honest at all events; and if your own judgment you cannot be an honest lawyer, resolve to be honest without being a lawyer.”– Notes for a Law Lecture, circa July 1, 1850

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Doing the Job; Complaints

[Quoting General James B. Fry about complaints respecting the draft sent by a Northern governor:] They did not disturb Mr. Lincoln in the least. In fact, they rather amused him. After reading all the papers, he said in a cheerful and…

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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

Salmon P. Chase

Salmon P. Chase

Salmon P. Chase was dignified, able and ambitious”:

Abraham Lincoln Pre-Civil War

Abraham Lincoln Pre-Civil War

In August 1837, Mr. Lincoln…went in a bad wagon from Springfield to Salem to attend a camp-meeting. On the way Lincoln cracked jokes…

The Tallest Ruler on the Globe

The Tallest Ruler on the Globe

This cartoon shows the inauguration of Lincoln.

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