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Abraham Lincoln: A History, Vol.V

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Considered one of the best treatments of the presidency of Abraham Lincoln of its time, this portrait of the man and his administration of the United States at the moment of its greatest upheaval is both intimate and scholarly. Written by two private secretaries to the president and first published in 1890, this astonishingly in-depth work is still praised today for its cl ...more
Paperback, (in 10 Volumes), 546 pages
Published July 1st 2009 by Cosimo Classics (first published 1914)
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Karen Chung
Aug 06, 2017 rated it really liked it
I was originally looking for something on the Librivox site that could help me learn more about Abraham Lincoln, and I picked this. At the time I don't think I realized it was only the first volume of a 10-volume set, which hadn't yet even been, and as of today still isn't, recorded in its entirety by Librivox's wonderful volunteers. But having only heard an introduction to the story in volume I, I soldiered on, and have now made it halfway through.

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John George Nicolay (born Johann Georg Nicolay) was a German-born American biographer and secretary of US President Abraham Lincoln.
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