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The power of hope upon human exertion, and happiness, is wonderful.”– Fragment on Free Labor, circa September 17, 1859

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Wrong End of a Dog

[Quoting from “Personal Recollections of Lincoln” by Judge H.W. Beckwith, of Danville, Illinois, as a good example of Mr. Lincoln’s skill in “condensing the law and the facts of an issue in a story”:] “A man, by vile words, first provoked…

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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

Robert Todd Lincoln (1843-1926)

Robert Todd Lincoln (1843-1926)

Robert Todd Lincoln was named after Mary Todd’s father and was the oldest of the Lincoln children.



Massachusetts Senator Charles Sumner presented his ideas of “state suicide” in resolutions he presented to Congress in February 1862.

Abraham Lincoln and Missouri

Abraham Lincoln and Missouri

Abraham Lincolns visits to Missouri were generally short and perfunctory.

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