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Letter to George McClellan (October 25, 1862)

Contributing Editors for this page include Brian Elsner and Thomas Warf Ranking #51 on the list of 150 Most Teachable Lincoln Documents Annotated Transcript “Will you pardon me for asking what the horses of your army have done since the

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Copybook Verses (1824-1826)

Contributing editors for this page include Mike Capps Ranking #52 on the list of 150 Most Teachable Lincoln Documents Annotated Transcript Abraham Lincoln his hand and pen he will be good but god knows When Close Readings Mike Capps, “Understanding Lincoln”

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Slavery Protest (March 3, 1837)

Contributing Editors for this page include Greg O’Reilly Ranking #53 on the list of 150 Most Teachable Lincoln Documents Annotated Transcript “They believe that the institution of slavery is founded on both injustice and bad policy; but that the promulgation

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Plan of Campaign (August, 1840)

Ranking #54 on the list of 150 Most Teachable Lincoln Documents Annotated Transcript 1st. Appoint one person in each county as county captain, and take his pledge to perform promptly all the duties assigned him. On This Date [Editorial Note:

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Speech on War With Mexico (January 12, 1848)

Contributing Editors for this page include Bob Kelly and Cynthia Smith Ranking #55 on the list of 150 Most Teachable Lincoln Documents Annotated Transcript “When the war began, it way my opinion that all those who, because of knowing too little,

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Letter to William Seward (April 1, 1861)

Contributing editors for this page include Moyra Schauffler Ranking #56 on the list of 150 Most Teachable Lincoln Documents Annotated Transcript “Since parting with you I have been considering your paper dated this day, and entitled ‘Some thoughts for the

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Letter to John Fremont (September 2, 1861)

Contributing Editors for this page include Thomas Warf Ranking #57 on the list of 150 Most Teachable Lincoln Documents Annotated Transcript “Two points in your proclamation of August 30th give me some anxiety.” On This Date HD Daily Report, September

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Letter to Lorenzo Thomas (November 7, 1861)

Ranking #58 on the list of 150 Most Teachable Lincoln Documents Annotated Transcript “First. We need all the educated military talent we can get.” On This Date HD Daily Report, November 7, 1861 The Lincoln Log, November 7, 1861 Custom

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General War Order No. 1 (January 27, 1862)

Contributing Editors for this page include Wind Ralston Ranking #59 on the list of 150 Most Teachable Lincoln Documents Annotated Transcript “Ordered that the 22nd day of February 1862, be the day for a general movement of the Land and

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Annual Message (December 1, 1862)

Contributing Editors for this page include Gary Emerson Ranking #60 on the list of 150 Most Teachable Lincoln Documents Annotated Transcript “Fellow-citizens, we cannot escape history. We of this Congress and this administration, will be remembered in spite of ourselves.” On This

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Letter to William Herndon (June 12, 1848)

Contributing editors for this page include James Duncan Ranking #61 on the list of 150 Most Teachable Lincoln Documents Annotated Transcript “On my return from Philadelphia, where I had been attending the nomination of “Old Rough”—I found your letter in

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Eulogy on Henry Clay (July 6, 1852)

Contributing Editors for this page include Jin Hong, Kory Loyola, Beatriz Martos and Greg O’Reilly Ranking #62 on the list of 150 Most Teachable Lincoln Documents Annotated Transcript “Mr. Clay’s predominant sentiment, from first to last, was a deep devotion

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Speech at Republican Banquet (December 10, 1856)

Contributing Editors for this page include Kory Loyola Ranking #63 on the list of 150 Most Teachable Lincoln Documents Annotated Transcript “…Our government rests in public opinion. Whoever can change public opinion, can change the government, practically just so much.”

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Farewell Address (February 11, 1861)

Contributing Editors for this page include Michelle Grasso and Brenda Klawonn Ranking #64 on the list of 150 Most Teachable Lincoln Documents Annotated Transcript “My friends—No one, not in my situation, can appreciate my feeling of sadness at this parting.”

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Presidential Proclamation (May 19, 1862)

Ranking #65 on the list of 150 Most Teachable Lincoln Documents Annotated Transcript “I, Abraham Lincoln, president of the United States, proclaim and declare, that the government of the United States, had no knowledge, information, or belief, of an intention

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Remarks on Colonization (August 14, 1862)

Contributing Editors for this page include Marsha Greco, Lisa Herzig, Adam Grant Kelley, Katie Kilker, Noah Lawrence, and Beatriz Martos Ranking #66 on the list of 150 Most Teachable Lincoln Documents Annotated Transcript “This afternoon the President of the United States

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Letter to Carl Schurz (November 10, 1862)

Ranking #67 on the list of 150 Most Teachable Lincoln Documents Annotated Transcript “We have lost the elections; and it is natural that each of us will believe, and say, it has been because his peculiar views was not made

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Letter to Salmon Chase (September 2, 1863)

Contributing editors for this page include Lisa Staup Ranking #68 on the list of 150 Most Teachable Lincoln Documents Annotated Transcript “Knowing your great anxiety that the emancipation proclamation shall now be applied to certain parts of Virginia and Louisiana

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Proclamation of Thanksgiving (October 3, 1863)

Ranking #69 on the list of 150 Most Teachable Lincoln Documents Annotated Transcript “The year that is drawing towards its close, has been filled with the blessings of fruitful fields and healthful skies.” On This Date HD Daily Report, October

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Presidential Proclamation (December 8, 1863)

Contributing Editors for this page include Michael Van Wambeke Ranking #70 on the list of 150 Most Teachable Lincoln Documents   Annotated Transcript “And I do further proclaim, declare, and make known, that whenever, in any of the States of

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Letter to Lydia Bixby (November 21, 1864)

Contributing Editors for this page include Michael Mazzullo Ranking #71 on the list of 150 Most Teachable Lincoln Documents   Annotated Transcript ‘I have been shown in the files of the War Department a statement of the Adjutant General of Massachusetts,

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Letter to Michael Hahn (March 13, 1864)

Contributing Editors for this page include Adam Grant Kelley Ranking #72 on the list of 150 Most Teachable Lincoln Documents Annotated Transcript “I barely suggest for your private consideration, whether some of the colored people may not be let in—as,

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Speech at Great Central Sanitary Fair (June 16, 1864)

Contributing Editors for this page include Susan Johnson Ranking #73 on the list of 150 Most Teachable Lincoln Documents Annotated Transcript “War, at the best, is terrible, and this war of ours, in its magnitude and in its duration, is

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Letter to Thurlow Weed (March 15, 1865)

Contributing Editors for this page include Patrick Culhane Ranking #74 on the list of 150 Most Teachable Lincoln Documents Annotated Transcript “Men are not flattered by being shown that there has been a difference of purpose between the Almighty and

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Peoria Speech (October 16, 1854)

Contributing Editors for this page include Marsha Greco, Kory Loyola, Greg O’Reilly and Cynthia Smith Ranking #75 on the list of 150 Most Teachable Lincoln Documents Annotated Transcript “And, as this subject is no other, than part and parcel of

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