Publish :  1890

Pages :  362

Download :  19,010

Abraham Lincoln: A History -- Volume 1

By    John G. Nicolay

Failure of the Railroad System. Fall of the Banks. First Collision with Douglas. Tampering with the Judiciary CHAPTER X. EARLY LAW PRACTICE Early Legal Customs. Lincoln's Popularity in Law and Politics. A Speech in 1840. The Harrison Campaign. Correspondence with Stuart. Harrison Elected. Melancholia CHAPTER XI. MARRIAGE Courtship and Engagement, The Pioneer Temperament. Lincoln's Love Affairs. Joshua F. Speed. Lincoln's Visit to Kentucky. Correspondence with Speed. Marriage CHAPTER XII. THE SHIELDS DUEL A Political Satire. James Shields. Lincoln Challenged. A Fight Arranged and Prevented. Subsequent Wranglings. The Whole Matter Forgotten. An Admonition CHAPTER XIII. THE CAMPAIGN OF 1844 Partnership wi


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