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Let every man remember that to violate the law is to trample on the blood of his father, and to tear the charter of his own and his children’s liberty.”- Lyceum Address, January 27, 1837

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Niagara Falls

“At the White House one day some gentlemen were present from the West, excited and troubled about the commissions or omissions of the Administration. The President heard them patiently, and then replied: “Gentlemen, suppose all the property…

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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

Members of Congress

Even before Abraham Lincoln took office as President, members of Congress loomed large in President-elect Abraham Lincolns political planning.

Visit to Albany and Niagara Falls

Visit to Albany and Niagara Falls

He arrived in Albany about September 26 where he conferred with Whig political leader Thurlow Weed, who was editor of the Albany Evening Journal.

Abraham Lincoln and Music

Abraham Lincoln and Music

Music appealed to Abraham Lincolns poetic and sentimental side. On the Eighth Circuit in Illinois…

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