The life of Abraham Lincoln as president

by Lamon, Ward Hill

Publisher: Mont Clair Press in West Conshohocken, PA

Written in English
Published: Pages: 519 Downloads: 501
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Subjects:

  • Politics and government,
  • Friends and associates,
  • Presidents,
  • Personal narratives,
  • Biography,
  • History

Edition Notes

Statementwritten by Ward Hill Lamon ; edited by Bob O"Connor
ContributionsO"Connor, Bob
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE457.45 .L36 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 519 p. :
Number of Pages519
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25308814M
ISBN 100741463520
ISBN 109781936680016, 9780741463524
LC Control Number2012376023

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