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Mr. Lincoln"s Washington.

by Stanley Kimmel

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Published by Coward-McCann in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Washington (D.C.)
    • Subjects:
    • Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865,
    • Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 -- Pictorial works,
    • Washington (D.C.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865,
    • Washington (D.C.) -- Pictorial works

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE501 .K5
      The Physical Object
      Pagination224 p.
      Number of Pages224
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6225905M
      LC Control Number57012198
      OCLC/WorldCa445345

      Mr. Lincoln's Washington. New York, Coward-McCann [] (OCoLC) Named Person: Abraham Lincoln; Abraham Lincoln; Abraham Lincoln: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Stanley Kimmel; Rouben Mamoulian Collection (Library of Congress); Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State University. Mr. Lincoln's Washington: Books - Skip to main content. Try Prime EN Hello, Sign in Account & Lists Sign in Account & Lists Orders Try Prime Cart. Books. Go Search Best Reviews: 1.

        At book’s end, who’s courting Lincoln remains an enticing mystery.” —Washington Post “A house divided against itself cannot stand, Abraham Lincoln warned us. But a book divided against itself stands up quite nicely in Louis Bayard’s wonderful Courting Mr. Lincoln .   Lincoln’s own reaction to his campaign victory says it all: “Mary, Mary, we are elected!” AD Unfortunately, the more public a figure she became, the .

        On Febru , President-elect Abraham Lincoln arrives in Washington, D.C., amid secrecy and tight security. With seven states having already seceded from the Union since Lincoln.   While books did not always engage Lincoln, his appetite for poetry would remain undiminished throughout his life. As fellow attorney Milton Hay recalled, “The poets undoubtedly had their influence on Lincoln’s style and probably on his mind.” Scholar Douglas Wilson also notes Lincoln’s lasting affinity for poetry.


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Lincoln's Washington Hardcover – January 1, by Stanley Kimmel (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating. See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ $ — Hardcover, January 1, $ 3/5(1).

Mr. Lincolns Washington. book Washington book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers/5. Mr. Lincoln's washington is not an attempt to detail history. It reports local events, selected from Washington newspapers, which Lincoln himself might have read. Reports of national events, and of nearby places, which affected the population of the Capital, and therefore became a part of the local scene, are included.

3/5(1). MR. LINCOLN'S FORTS: A GUIDE TO THE CIVIL WAR DEFENSES OF WASHINGTON-NEW EDITION is a comprehensive account of the Union defenses that protected Washington, D.C. during The War Between The States. This well-researched and detailed text is supplemented by scores of remarkable photographs, technical drawings, and maps/5(9).

MR. LINCOLN'S FORTS: A GUIDE TO THE CIVIL WAR DEFENSES OF WASHINGTON-NEW EDITION is a comprehensive account of the Union defenses that protected Washington, D.C. during The War Between The States. This well-researched and detailed text is supplemented by scores of remarkable photographs, technical drawings, and by: 3.

There’s pillow talk in “Courting Mr. Lincoln,” Louis Bayard’s speculative-history novel, but it doesn’t take place between the man who would become a U.S. president and his wife, Mary Todd. Protocol forbade invitations to be extended to Mr. Lincoln so his visits to other Washington homes were very rare.

However, Mr. Lincoln found some refuge in such diverse places as summers at the Soldiers Home, Sundays at the New York Avenue Presbyterian Church, evenings at Grover’s Theater, and weapons exhibitions at the Navy Yard.

Buy Mr. Lincoln's Washington (Classic Reprint) by Kimmel, Stanley online on at best prices. Fast and free shipping free returns cash on Author: Stanley Kimmel. During the American Civil War, Washington, D.C.

was the most heavily fortified city in North America. As President Abraham Lincoln's Capital, the city became the symbol of Union determination, as well as a target for Robert E. Lee's Confederates. As a Union army and navy logistical base, it contained a complex of hospitals, storehouses, equipment repair facilities, and animal corrals.4/5(1).

Ward Hill Lamon (January 6, – May 7, ) was a personal friend and self-appointed bodyguard of U.S. President Abraham was famously absent the night Lincoln was assassinated at Ford's Theatre on Aphaving been sent by Lincoln to Richmond, Virginia.

Mr. Lincoln's washington is not an attempt to detail history. It reports local events, selected from Washington newspapers, which Lincoln himself might have read.

Reports of national events, and of nearby places, which affected the population of the Capital, and therefore became a part of the local scene, are included.3/5(1). In Mrs.

Lincoln’s Dressmaker, novelist Jennifer Chiaverini presents a stunning account of the friendship that blossomed between Mary Todd Lincoln and her seamstress, Elizabeth “Lizzie” Keckley, a former slave who gained her professional reputation in Washington, D.C.

by outfitting the city’s y made history by sewing for First Lady Mary Todd Lincoln within the/5(K). Lincoln's Wife book. Read 12 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Lincoln's Wife, by Colver, Anne/5(12).

Lincoln’s Washington Pitch is a former British subject, and the author of a fine book, The Burning of Washington, about the British torching of the city on Aug Pitch once. A vivid account of the early battles, first in the Pulitzer Prize-winning trilogy: “One of America’s foremost Civil War authorities” (Kirkus Reviews).The first book in Bruce Catton’s Pulitzer Prize–winning Army of the Potomac Trilogy, Mr.

Lincoln’s Army is a riveting history of the early years of the Civil War, when a fledgling Union Army took its stumbling first steps under the.

Lincoln's Whiskers book. Read 34 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Abraham Lincoln was the first president of the United States /5(34). Lamon recalled an earlier incident with Mrs. Lincoln: “A few months after meeting Mr.

Lincoln, I attended an entertainment given at his residence in Springfield. After introducing me to Mrs. Lincoln, he left us in conversation.

The Stranger’s Guide-book to Washington City reported: “The Presidential mansion, known all over the. Noah Brooks, Mr. Lincoln’s Washington, p. (Janu ). Smith Stimmel, Personal Reminiscences of Abraham Lincoln, p. Allen C. Clark, Abraham Lincoln in the National Capital, Journal of the Columbia Historical Society, Volume XXVII, p.

64 (The New Covenant). The White House's most famous alleged apparition is that of Abraham Lincoln. One of Mumler's most famous photographs apparently shows Mary Todd Lincoln with the "ghost" of her husband, Abraham Lincoln.

[citation needed] Paranormal researcher Melvyn Willin, in his book Ghosts Caught on Film, claims that the photo was taken around (after Abraham Lincoln's death), and that Mumler did. Many years ago my mother belonged to a monthly book club of some kind.

Among the other cheap, pulp-paper editions she got were a complete Sherlock Holmes and Bruce Catton's Army of the Potomac, consisting of Mr. Lincoln's Army, Glory Road, and A Stillness at Appomattox.

I think she got them because she thought they would interest me/5(). Historian Charles B. Strozier concluded that “Joshua Speed was the only intimate friend Lincoln ever had.” 34 Mr. Lincoln wrote Speed in “You know my desire to befriend you is everlasting – that I will never cease, while I know how to do any thing.” 35 In an undated note two decades later, President Lincoln wrote: “Let the.2 days ago  Lincoln’s mail included advice, warnings, pleas, and death sentences.

Thousands of the transcriptions are now on line, as Library of Congress concludes its massive “Letters to Lincoln” project.COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.