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There is much he can not do, and some he can.”– Letter to Joseph Gillespie, July 25, 1858

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The Cabinet

“Judge List, this reminds me of an anecdote which I heard a son of yours tell in Burlington, Iowa. He was trying to enforce upon his hearers the truth of the old adage that ‘three removes are worse than a fire.’ As…

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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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