Meeting Mr. Lincoln Firsthand Recollections of Abraham Lincoln by People, Great and Small, Who Met the President by Victoria Radford

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Published by Ivan R. Dee, Publisher .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • American history: c 1800 to c 1900,
  • Biography: historical,
  • POLITICS & GOVERNMENT,
  • c 1800 to c 1900,
  • History: American,
  • U.S. History - Civil War And Reconstruction (1860-1877),
  • History,
  • History - U.S.,
  • Presidents & Heads of State,
  • USA,
  • Lincoln, Abraham,,
  • United States - Civil War,
  • Biography & Autobiography / Presidents,
  • Lincoln, Abraham,
  • Friends and associates,
  • 1809-1865,
  • Anecdotes,
  • President U.S,
  • President U.S.

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The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages128
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8670043M
ISBN 101566631998
ISBN 109781566631990

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