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Let not him who is houseless pull down the house of another; but let him labor diligently and build one for himself, thus by example assuring that his own shall be safe from violence when built.”– Reply to New York Workingmen’s Democratic Republican Association, March 21, 1864

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Death

Once the President alluded to this terrible dream with some show of playful humor. ‘Hill,’ said he, ‘your apprehension of harm to me from some hidden enemy is downright foolishness. For a long time you have been trying to keep somebody–the Lord…

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Abraham Lincoln in Depth

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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

Kansas Nebraska and the Senate

Kansas Nebraska and the Senate

Mr. Lincoln’s friends had their own political pasts and their ambitions and those pasts were often in conflict.

Abraham Lincoln, Pets and Children

Abraham Lincoln, Pets and Children

Abe preached against Curelty to animals, Contending that an ants life was to it, as sweet as ours…

President Lincolns Assassination

President Lincolns Assassination

The assassination of Abraham Lincoln was a horrific end to a horrific war…

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