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That is good book-law; but it not the rule of actual practice.”- Speech at Peoria, October 16, 1865

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Pat and His Garden

[Rebuffing Know-Nothing supporters in 1854 because of their bias against immigrants:] “I had some time ago an Irishman named Patrick cultivating my garden. One morning I went out to see how he was getting…

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Abraham Lincoln in Depth

Abraham Lincoln’s Moods
“Lincoln was a curious – mysterious – quite an incomprehensible man,” wrote William H. Herndon shortly before he died... Read more   View more articles

Cartoon Corner

lincoln-moods President Lincoln enjoyed humor. Many Americans enjoyed making fun of the President. Some of the most recognizable cartoons were published in Harper’s Weekly, a New York City periodical ... Read more

Reuben E. Fenton (1819-1885)

Reuben E. Fenton (1819-1885)

Reuben E. Fenton was “a suave and able businessman and politician of Old Democratic vintage, who came from western New York…”

Abraham's dream!

Abraham’s dream!  

The artist portrays a President tormented by nightmares of defeat in the election of 1864.

Great Fight for the Championship

Great Fight for the Championship

This cartoon shows Lincoln and Davis as boxers stripped to their waists.

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"The self-tutored lawyer from Illinois could not understand those 'don't care' politicians, such as Senator Stephen A. Douglas, who pretended indifference to involuntary servitude."

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