The portable Abraham Lincoln / edited with an introduction by Andrew Delbanco

Author(s): Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
Location:
Retrieving Holdings Information
Subjects: Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865--Archives
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865--Political and social views
United States--Politics and government--1849-1861--Sources
United States--Politics and government--1861-1865--Sources
Illinois--Politics and government--To 1865--Sources
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Edition: Bicentennial ed
Published: New York : Penguin Books, 2009
Series: Penguin classics
Penguin classics
LC Classification: E
Physical Description: xxvii, 369 p. ; 20 cm
Table of Contents: Introduction / Andrew Delbanco
The Emergence of Lincoln 1
To the People of Sangamo County, Mar. 9, 1832 5
Letter to Mrs. Orville H. Browning, Apr. 1, 1838 9
Letter to Joshua F. Speed, June 19, 1841 12
Address to the Young Men's Lyceum of
Springfield, Illinois, Jan. 27, 1838 17
Handbill Replying to Charges of Infidelity, July 31, 1846 27
Letter to William H. Herndon, Feb. 1, 1848 28
Letter to Mary Todd Lincoln, Apr. 16, 1848 30
Fragment on Niagara Falls (late Sept. 1848?) 32
Notes on the Practice of Law (1850?) 33
Lincoln Becomes a Republican 37
Fragment on Slavery (1854?) 41
Speech on the Kansas-Nebraska Act at Peoria, Illinois, Oct. 16, 1854 41
Letter to George Robertson, Aug. 15, 1855 82
Letter to Joshua F. Speed, Aug. 24, 1855 83
Speech on the Dred Scott Decision at Springfield, Illinois, June 26, 1857 87
"House Divided" Speech at Springfield, Illinois, June 16, 1858 100
Fragment on the Struggle Against Slavery (c. July 1858) 109
Speech at Chicago, Illinois, July 10, 1858 110
First Lincoln-Douglas Debate, Ottawa, Illinois, Aug. 21, 1858 130
Letter to W. H. Wells, Jan. 8, 1859 172
Lecture on Discoveries and Inventions, Jacksonville, Illinois, Feb. 11, 1859 173
Address to the Wisconsin State Agricultural Society, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Sept. 30, 1859 181
The Presidential Campaign 193
Address at Cooper Institute, New York City, Feb. 27, 1860 197
Letter to Cornelius F. McNeill, Apr. 6, 1860 217
"Whiskers" Letter to Grace Bedell, Oct. 19, 1860 218
Secession and the Coming of the War 219
Passage Written for Lyman Trumbull's Speech at Springfield, Illinois, Nov. 20,1860 223
Letter to Alexander H. Stephens, Dec. 22, 1860 224
Farewell Address at Springfield, Illinois, Feb. 11, 1861 224
Speech at Independence Hall, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Feb. 22, 1861 225
First Inaugural Address, Mar. 4, 1861 226
Letter to Gen. Winfield Scott, Mar. 9, 1861 235
Letter to Gen. Winfield Scott, Apr. 1, 1861 236
Letter to Secretary of State William H. Seward, Apr. 1, 1861 236
Letter to Gen. Winfield Scott, Apr. 25, 1861 237
Letter to Gen. Winfield Scott, Apr. 27, 1861 238
Letter to Ephraim D. and Phoebe Ellsworth, May 25, 1861 239
Message to Congress in Special Session, July 4, 1861 240
Commander in Chief 257
Letter to Gen. John C. Fremont, Sept. 2, 1861 261
Message to Congress, Mar. 6, 1862 262
Letter to Gideon Welles, Mar. 10, 1862 263
Letter to Horace Greeley, Mar. 24, 1862 264
Address on Colonization to a Committee of Colored Men, Washington, D.C., Aug. 14, 1862 265
Letter to Horace Greeley, Aug. 22, 1862 270
Meditation on the Divine Will (c. early Sept. 1862) 271
Proclamation Suspending the Writ of Habeas Corpus, Sept. 24, 1862 271
Letter to Gen. George B. McClellan, Oct. 13, 1862 272
Letter to Gen. George B. McClellan, Oct. 24, 1862 275
Memorandum on Furloughs, Nov. 1862 275
Letterto Carl Schurz, Nov. 24, 1862 275
Annual Message to Congress, Dec. 1, 1862 277
Message to the Army of the Potomac, Dec. 22, 1862 299
Final Emancipation Proclamation, Jan. 1, 1863 300
Letter to Gen. Joseph Hooker, Jan. 26, 1863 302
Letter to Erastus Corning and Others, June 12, 1863 303
Letter to Samuel P. Lee, July 4, 1863 312
Letter to Gen. George G. Meade, July 14, 1863 313
Order of Retaliation, July 30, 1863 314
Letter to Dr. John P. Gray, Sept. 10, 1863 315
Approval of Sentence of David M. Wright, Oct. 7, 1863 316
Letter to Gen. John G. Foster, Oct. 17, 1863 316
Opinion on the Draft (c. mid-Sept. 1863) 317
Letter to Gen. George G. Meade, Oct. 12, 1863 322
Memorandum on Testing Diller's Powder (Nov. 2, 1863, or after) 322
Address at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, Nov. 19, 1863 323
Letter to Gov. Edward Everett, Nov. 20, 1863 324
Proclamation of Amnesty and Reconstruction, Dec. 8, 1863 325
Amnesty for Emily T. Helm, Dec. 14, 1863 328
Letter to Secretary of War Edwin M. Stanton, Feb. 1, 1864 329
Letter to Secretary of War Edwin M. Stanton, Feb. 5, 1864 329
Letter to Secretary of War Edwin M. Stanton, Mar. 1, 1864 329
Letter to Secretary of War Edwin M. Stanton, Mar. 18, 1864 330
Letter to Albert G. Hodges, Apr. 4, 1864 330
Draft of Address for Sanitary Fair at Baltimore, Maryland (before Apr. 18, 1864) 332
Address at Sanitary Fair, Baltimore, Maryland, Apr. 18, 1864 333
Letter to Sen. Charles Sumner, May 19, 1864 336
Letter to Charles D. Robinson, Aug. 17, 1864 336
Fate 339
Memorandum on Probable Failure of Re-election, Aug. 23, 1864 343
Draft of Letter to Isaac M. Schermerhorn, Sept. 12, 1864 343
Response to Serenade, Washington, D.C., Nov. 10, 1864 344
Letter to Mrs. Lydia Bixby, Nov. 21, 1864 346
Letter to John Phillips, Nov. 21,1864 347
Reply to a Southern Woman (Dec. 6, 1864, or before) 347
Second Inaugural Address, Mar. 4, 1865 348
Letter to Thurlow Weed, Mar. 15,1865 350
Speech to the 140th Indiana Regiment, Washington, D.C., Mar. 17, 1865 350
Response to Serenade, Washington, D.C., Apr. 10, 1865 352
Speech on Reconstruction, Washington, D.C., April, 1865 352
Memorandum Concerning Passes to Richmond, Apr. 13 or 14, 1865 357
Biographical List of Lincoln's Correspondents 359
Index 363
Alternate Title(s): Selections.
Additional Authors: Delbanco, Andrew, 1952-
Notes: LCCN: 2008032452
ISBN: 9780143105640
ISBN: 0143105647
Includes index
OCLC Number: 233547914
ISBN/ISSN: 9780143105640
0143105647