Bibliographia Lincolniana: An Account of the Publications Occasioned by the Death of Abraham Lincoln, Sixteenth President of the United States of America. Being a Bibliographical Catalogue of All Sermons, Eulogies, Orations, Etc., Delivered at the Time. With an Introduction--

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J. Munsell, 1870 - 86 pages

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Page 15 - I shall have the most solemn one to 'preserve, protect, and defend' it. "I am loth to close. We are not enemies, but friends. We must not be enemies. Though passion may have strained, it must not break our bonds of affection. "The mystic chords of memory, stretching from every battlefield and patriot grave to every living heart and hearthstone all over this broad land, will yet swell the chorus of the Union, when again touched, as surely they will be, by the better angels of our nature.
Page 7 - I presume you all know who I am. I am humble Abraham Lincoln. I have been solicited by many friends to become a candidate for the Legislature. My politics are short and sweet, like the old woman's dance. I am in favor of a national bank. I am in favor of the internal improvement system and a high protective tariff. These are my sentiments and political principles. If elected I shall be thankful ; if not it will be all the same.
Page 12 - Born February 12, 1809, in Hardin County, Kentucky." " Education Defective." "Profession a Lawyer" "Have 'been a Captain of Volunteers in Black Hawk War." " Postmaster at a very small office." " Four times a member of the Illinois Legislature, and was a member of the Lower House of Congress.
Page 7 - I guess I surpassed him in charges upon the wild onions. If he saw any live fighting Indians, it was more than I did, but I had a good many bloody struggles with the mosquitoes ; and, although I never fainted from loss of blood, I can truly say I was often very hungry.
Page 7 - By the way, Mr. Speaker, did you know I am a military hero? Yes, sir; in the days of the Black Hawk war I fought, bled, and came away.
Page 13 - MY FRIENDS : No one not in my position can appreciate the sadness I feel at this parting. To this people I owe all that I am. Here I have lived more than a quarter of a century; here my children were born, and here one of them lies buried. I know not how soon I shall see you again. A duty devolves upon me which is, perhaps, greater than that which has devolved upon any other man since the days of WASHINGTON. He never would have succeeded except for the aid of Divine Providence, upon which he at all...
Page 12 - I take great pleasure in saying that I have known, personally and intimately, for about a quarter of a century, the worthy gentleman who has been nominated for my place, and I will say that I regard him as a kind, amiable, and intelligent gentleman, a good citizen and an honorable opponent; and whatever issue I may have with him will be of principle, and not involving personalities.
Page 13 - Divine aid which sustained him, and on the same Almighty Being I place my reliance for support, and I hope you, my friends, will all pray that I may receive that Divine assistance without which I cannot succeed, but with which success is certain. Again, I bid you all an affectionate farewell.
Page 39 - Eulogy Pronounced in the City Hall, Providence, April 19, 1865, on the Occasion of the Funeral Solemnities of Abraham Lincoln, before his Excellency, James Y. Smith, Governor of the State of Rhode Island; Members of the General Assembly; City Authorities; The Military; Civic Societies, and Others.
Page 72 - An Address delivered before the City Government, and Citizens of Roxbury, on Occasion of the Death of Abraham Lincoln, late President of the United States, April 19, 1865.

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