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This is a world of compensations; and he who would be no slave, must consent to have no slave.”- Letter to Henry Pierce, April 6, 1859

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Pocket Money

He knew a fellow once who had saved up fifteen hundred dollars, and had placed it in a private banking establishment. The bank soon failed, and he afterward received ten per cent of his investment. He then took his…

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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

Speech at Chicago, July 10, 1858

Speech at Chicago, July 10, 1858

I leave you, hoping that the lamp of liberty will burn in your bosoms until there shall no longer be a doubt that all men are created free and equal.

How free ballot is protected!

How free ballot is protected!

This artist charges the Republicans with electoral corruption and extremism.

Henry W. Bellows (1814-1882)

Henry W. Bellows (1814-1882)

“The Doctor is alike eminent for eloquence, piety and a large acquaintance with the progress of the age in development of humanity…”

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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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