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Memorial Address on the Life and Character of Abraham Lincoln (Dodo Press)

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George Bancroft (1800-1891) was an American historian and statesman. His first position was that of tutor at Harvard University, and with a friend he established the Round Hill School at Northampton, Massachusetts. In 1834 appeared the first of ten volumes of the History of the United States, which would appear over the next four decades (1834-74) and established his reput ...more
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Published November 1st 2008 by Dodo Press
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Here's the official Congressional memorial to Abraham Lincoln, delivered by Unitarian historian and author, George Bancroft. This loving portrait of Lincoln and call to the country to carry on remains moving.
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George Bancroft (October 3, 1800 – January 17, 1891) was an American historian and statesman who was prominent in promoting secondary education both in his home state and at the national level. During his tenure as U.S. Secretary of the Navy, he established the United States Naval Academy at Annapolis in 1845. Among his best-known writings is the magisterial series, History of the United States, f ...more
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