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1849 BILL TO ABOLISH SLAVERY IN THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA.

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Source(s): Writings of Abraham Lincoln: Volume 2: 1843-1858; 1/1/1888, p50-51, 2p

Abstract: The article presents a bill written by Abraham Lincoln for the abolition of slavery in the District of Columbia in 1849. It includes an in-depth analysis of the salient sections and points of the proposed legislation, as well as a discussion of the iss...

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EULOGY ON HENRY CLAY, DELIVERED IN THE STATE HOUSE AT SPRINGFIELD, ILLINOIS, JULY 16, 1852.

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Source(s): Writings of Abraham Lincoln: Volume 2: 1843-1858; 1/1/1888, p66-73, 8p

Abstract: The article presents a eulogy for Henry Clay that was delivered by Abraham Lincoln at the State House in Springfield, Illinois on July 16, 1852. It includes background information on Clay and his emergence as a politician and statesman, as well as a tr...

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SPEECH DELIVERED BEFORE THE FIRST REPUBLICAN STATE CONVENTION OF ILLINOIS,.

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Source(s): Writings of Abraham Lincoln: Volume 2: 1843-1858; 1/1/1888, p104-114, 11p

Abstract: An excerpt from William C. Whitney's notes on Abraham Lincoln's speech before the first Republican State Convention of Illinois on May 29, 1856 is presented.

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RESPONSE TO A DOUGLAS SPEECH.

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Source(s): Writings of Abraham Lincoln: Volume 2: 1843-1858; 1/1/1888, p120-128, 9p

Abstract: The article presents a speech delivered by Abraham Lincoln in Springfield, Illinois on June 26, 1857. The speech, which was a response to an earlier Judge Douglas speech, focused on various political issues in Kansas and in Utah and on the Dred Scott d...

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REPLY TO SENATOR DOUGLAS--PEORIA SPEECH.

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Source(s): Writings of Abraham Lincoln: Volume 2: 1843-1858; 1/1/1888, p75-98, 24p

Abstract: The article presents a speech delivered by Abraham Lincoln in Peoria, Illinois on October 16, 1854. The speech, which was a response to the Peoria speech delivered earlier by Senator Douglas, focused on the repeal of the Missouri Compromise. Also cited...

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HIS FATHER'S REQUEST FOR MONEY.

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Source(s): Writings of Abraham Lincoln: Volume 2: 1843-1858; 1/1/1888, p49-50, 2p

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Abstract: A letter about his father's request for money that was sent by Abraham Lincoln to Thomas Lincoln in the U.S. on December 24, 1848 is presented.

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AFTER THE DEMOCRATIC VICTORY OF BUCHANAN: FRAGMENT OF SPEECH AT A REPUBLICAN BANQUET IN CHICAGO, DECEMBER 10, 1856.

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Source(s): Writings of Abraham Lincoln: Volume 2: 1843-1858; 1/1/1888, p118-120, 3p

Abstract: An excerpt from a speech delivered by Abraham Lincoln during a Republican banquet in Chicago, Illinois on December 10, 1856 is presented.

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