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There is no grievance that is a fit object of redress by mob law.”– Address Before the Young Men’s Lyceum, Springfield, Illinois, January 27, 1838

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Frogs’ Legs

A fellow who lived out of town, on the bank of a large marsh, conceived a big idea in the money-making line. He took it to a prominent merchant, and began to develop his plans and specifications. “There are at least ten million frogs in that marsh…

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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

Visit to Albany and Niagara Falls

Visit to Albany and Niagara Falls

He arrived in Albany about September 26 where he conferred with Whig political leader Thurlow Weed, who was editor of the Albany Evening Journal.

Abraham Lincoln and Delaware

Abraham Lincoln and Delaware

On Saturday, June 10, 1848, Congressman Lincoln left the Whig National Convention in Philadelphia to return to Washington. He stopped in Wilmington along with three other Whig congressman Tennessees William T. Haskell, Floridas Edward C. Cabell, and Delawares John W. Houston…

Abe Lincolns Last Card; or, Rouge et Noir

Abe Lincolns Last Card; or, Rouge et Noir

This cartoon shows Lincoln playing cards with a southern soldier.

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