Abraham Lincoln Selected Writings - Barnes & Noble Leatherbound Classics Author:Abraham Lincoln Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865) was the sixteenth president of the United States of America and one of the greatest statesmen in American history. Abraham Lincoln: Selected Writings collects more than fifty speeches, addresses, proclamations, and letters that Lincoln issued between 1838 and 1865. It includes the full texts of the Gettysburg Address,... more » the Emancipation Proclamation, both of Lincoln's inaugural addresses, and his famous "A House Divided" speech. This volume also features a complete transcription of Lincoln's series of seven debates with Stephen A. Douglas, conducted in 1858.
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