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Let us neither express nor cherish any hard feelings toward any citizen who by his vote has differed with us. Let us at all times remember that all American citizens are brothers of a common country, and should dwell together in the bonds of fraternal feeling.”- Remarks at Springfield, November 20, 1860

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The Cabinet

Mr. Lincoln said the project reminded him of the case of a girl in New Salem, who was greatly troubled with a “singing” in her…

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Abraham Lincoln in Depth

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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

Meeting and Greeting Friends

Meeting and Greeting Friends

Mr. Lincoln was a friendly man. One of the critical elements in Mr. Lincoln’s ability to forge friendships was the way in which he met and greeted people.

Abraham Lincolns Faith

In December 1864, President Abraham Lincoln wrote out a story for his friend, journalist Noah Brooks.

Abram Wakeman (1824-1889)

Abram Wakeman (1824-1889)

Abram Wakeman was “affable, insinuating and pleasant, though not profound not reliable…”

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