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Greeley, Horace (1811-1872) The Life of Lincoln

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03012 Author/Creator: Greeley, Horace (1811-1872) Place Written: New York, New York Type: Book Date: 1860 Pagination: 32 p. ; 22.6 x 14.6 cm.

Summary of Content: Tribune Tracts no. 6. Extra-illustrated biography with engravings of Lincoln, the Executive Mansion, the Capitol, and a Lincoln-Hamlin electoral ribbon depicting Lincoln pasted in first few pages. Published by Horace Greeley & Co.

People: Greeley, Horace, 1811-1872
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865

Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Subjects: PresidentElectionGovernment and CivicsPoliticsJournalismArt, Music, Theater, and FilmWhite HouseVice PresidentWashington, D.C.Architecture

Sub Era: Lincoln

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