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A biography of Abraham Lincoln

William Makepeace Thayer

A biography of Abraham Lincoln

the pioneer president

by William Makepeace Thayer

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Published by Beka Book in Pensacola, FL .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865.,
    • Presidents -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Presidents.

    • About the Edition

      A biography of the country lawyer who became America"s sixteenth president, leading the nation during the Civil War.

      Edition Notes

      Originally published: From pioneer home to the White House: life of Abraham Lincoln. New York : Hurst, 1882.

      Other titlesAbraham Lincoln
      StatementWilliam M. Thayer.
      GenreJuvenile literature., Biography
      SeriesSons of Liberty series
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE457.905 .T48 2000
      The Physical Object
      Pagination244 p. :
      Number of Pages244
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6896890M
      LC Control Number00698874


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