The madness of Mary Lincoln / Jason Emerson

Author(s): Emerson, Jason, 1975-
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Subjects: Presidents' spouses--United States--Biography
Mental illness--United States--Case studies
Lincoln, Mary Todd, 1818-1882--Mental health
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865--Family
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Carbondale : Southern Illinois University Press, c2007
LC Classification: E
Physical Description: xiii, 255 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Notes: LCCN: 2007003343
ISBN: 9780809327713 (cloth : alk. paper)
ISBN: 0809327716 (cloth : alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references (p. 243-250) and index
Contents: Much like an April day -- A most painful time of anxiety -- No right to remain upon earth -- Of unsound mind -- Mrs. Lincoln admitted today -- It does not appear that God is good -- No more insane than I am -- A deeply wronged woman -- Resignation will never come -- To be destroyed immediately -- Epilogue -- Appendix 1 : unpublished Mary Todd Lincoln letters -- Appendix 2 : legal documents pertaining to the sale and destruction of the Mary Lincoln insanity letters -- Appendix 3 : the psychiatric illness of Mary Lincoln / James S. Brust, M.D
OCLC Number: 81252678
ISBN/ISSN: 9780809327713