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Abraham Lincoln and the Governors
Richard YatesAbraham Lincoln’s White House
Bad promises are better broken than kept.”– Last Public Speech, April 11, 1865
[Responding to a suggestion that he replace a general:] “Gentlemen, your request and proposition remind me of two gentlemen in Kentucky.”…
One of four in the series entitled “The Flight of Abraham” published on the same page of Harper’s Weekly…
View the feature in its entirety at: Abraham Lincoln’s Classroom
The loyalty of the Border States were a pressing concern for both the Confederate and Union governments in 1861:
View the feature in its entirety at: Mr. Lincoln and Freedom
In mid-August 1859, Abraham Lincoln was invited to speak to the Wisconsin Agricultural Society.
View the feature in its entirety at: Mr. Lincoln’s Classroom Library – State by State
"The self-tutored lawyer from Illinois could not understand those 'don't care' politicians, such as Senator Stephen A. Douglas, who pretended indifference to involuntary servitude."