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Herndon"s Lincoln (Knox College Lincoln Studies Center)

by William H. Herndon

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  • 7 Currently reading

Published by University of Illinois Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American history: c 1800 to c 1900,
  • Biography: general,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • USA,
  • Historical - U.S,
  • Political,
  • Presidents & Heads of State,
  • Biography & Autobiography / Presidents,
  • United States - 19th Century,
  • 1809-1865,
  • Biography,
  • Lincoln, Abraham,,
  • Presidents,
  • United States

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsDouglas L. Wilson (Editor), Rodney O. Davis (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages528
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9878187M
    ISBN 100252030729
    ISBN 109780252030727

    Herndon's Lincoln The True Story of A Great Life ; the History and Personal Recollections of Abraham Lincoln (Book): Herndon, William Henry. Buy Herndon's Lincoln (Volume 2); The True Story of a Great Life the History and Personal Recollections of Abraham Lincoln by Herndon, William Henry (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s: 1.

    Herndon’s Life of Lincoln. $ William H. Herndon & Jesse W. Weik. Trade paper. pages. 5 1/2 x 8 1/2. 2 lb.   A biography of Abraham Lincoln by his long-time law partner, William Herndon and Herndon's collaborator, Jesse Weik. The book is notable for its extensive use of first hand interviews (unusual for its time) and for Herndon's overriding determination to convey an affectionate but frank picture of his law partner's life story as remembered by Lincoln's family, .

    Herndon's Lincoln - The History and Personal Recollections of Abraham Lincoln by William Herndon - Vol I | HERNDON'S LINCOLN -THE TRUE STORY OF A GREAT LIFE: THE HISTORY AND PERSONAL RECOLLECTIONS OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN by WILLIAM H. HERNDON. PREFACE: A QUARTER of a century has well-nigh rolled by since the tragic death of Abraham Lincoln. Find Herndon's Lincoln, The True Story of a Great Life, The History and Personal Recollections of Abraham Lincoln by Herndon, William H., Jesse William Weik - COVID Update J Biblio is open and shipping orders.


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Herndon"s Lincoln (Knox College Lincoln Studies Center) by William H. Herndon Download PDF EPUB FB2

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Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for Herndons Lincoln book. William Herndon was Abraham Lincoln's former law partner, and his eponymous Herndon's Lincoln: The True Story of a Great Life is considered the finest and most thoroughly researched biography of Li.

Herndon's Lincoln is a first hand account of the life and personnality of the Great Emancipator related by a close associate who worked for over 20 years with the Rail-Splitter/5(20). Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive.

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Lincoln, Abraham, Publisher Springfield, Ill., The Herndon's Lincoln Publishing Company Collection library_of_congress; americana Digitizing sponsor Sloan Foundation Contributor The Library of Congress Language English Volume 2.

“Mr. Lincoln was the most generous, forebearing, and charitable man I ever knew,” said William H. Herndon. 1 Herndon was the third and last law partner to Abraham Lincoln after partnership with Stephen Logan was dissolved in Mr.

Lincoln’s choice of Herndon as a law partner seemed strange to many in Springfield and in the bar. Before the appearance of David Herbert Donald's biography of Herndon inone finds little concern among Lincoln students that Herndon may have tampered unfairly with the behavior and reputation of Mary Todd Lincoln.

An important new edition of the foundational Lincoln biography William H. Herndon aspired to write a faithful portrait of his friend and law partner, Abraham Lincoln, based on his own observations and on hundreds of letters and interviews he had compiled for the s: Herndons Life of Lincoln: The History and Personal Recollections of Abraham Lincoln by William Henry Herndon avg rating — 13 ratings — published — 8 editions.

Lincoln's former law partner WILLIAM HENRY HERNDON () broke new journalistic ground when he insisted, in compiling this charming and insightful work, on gathering input from others who knew Lincoln : William H. Herndon. Douglas L. Wilson is the director of the Lincoln Studies Center at Knox College, in Galesburg, Illinois.

Rodney O. Davis (d. ) was co-director of the Lincoln Studies Center at Knox College. They are the coeditors of Lincoln's Confidant: The Life of Noah Brooks, Herndon on Lincoln: Letters, Herndon's Lincoln, and The Lincoln-Douglas Debates.

Herndon's Lincoln is an unofficial biography of Abraham Lincoln by his close friend and law partner William H. Herndon. After graduating from Illinois College, Herndon moved to Springfield to work before attending law school, at which point he met the future president.

Herndon's Informants Letters, Interviews, and Statements About Abraham Lincoln (Book): Publication of this long-awaited volume makes available for the first time in complete and accessible form the most important source of information on Lincoln's early life. For twenty-five years after the president's death William Herndon, his law partner, conducted interviews with.

Herndon's Lincoln; the True Story of a Great Life eBook: Herndon, William Henry: : Kindle StoreReviews: Herndons Lincoln The True Story Of A Great Life 3 Volumes by William H Herndon and Jesse William Weika available in Hardcover onalso read synopsis and reviews. But none of these considerations were part of the heady response that made Donald's brilliant performance a popular book in Following the lead of Randall and Donald, Lincoln scholars began in the s to take it as axiomatic that Herndon and his evidence were unreliable, and some respected authorities, such as Ruth Painter Randall and John J.

Duff, would go further. Herndon's life of Lincoln, the history and personal recollections of Abraham Lincoln as originally written by William H. Herndon and Jesse W. Weik; by Herndon, William Henry, ; Weik, Jesse William, Book Overview More than letters and interviews providing information about Abraham Lincoln's pre-political and pre-legal careers are included in this volume, a priceless collection never before available in one place.

Herndon’s Lincoln: The True Story of a Great Life was authored by William Herndon (along with Jesse Weik), Lincoln’s friend and law partner.

He sought to reveal a more “real” version of Lincoln than the biography written by John George Nicolay and John Milton : Charles River Editors.William H. Herndon's Life of Lincoln, written to counteract the worshipful view of Abraham Lincoln held by the public, caused enormous controversy when first published in /5(1).[This] biography is almost entirely a book of Herndon's reminiscences of his association with Lincoln in the prepresidential years.

Herndon wrote to tell the truth about Lincoln, believing that the truth would only ensure the president's greatness The book remains an unmatched source of descriptions and anecdotes about Lincoln.