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Letter to John Johnston (January 12, 1851)

Ranking #25 on the list of 150 Most Teachable Lincoln Documents Annotated Transcript Context.  Abraham Lincoln grew up in what we call today a blended family. His mother Nancy died when his sister Sarah was eleven and he was only

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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 Fanny McCullough (December 23, 1862)

Contributing Editors for this page include Megan VanGorder Ranking #99 on the list of 150 Most Teachable Lincoln Documents Annotated Transcript “It is with deep grief that I learn of the death of your kind and brave Father; and, especially,

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