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Presidential Proclamation (April 19, 1861)

Ranking #42 on the list of 150 Most Teachable Lincoln Documents Annotated Transcript “Now, therefore, I, Abraham Lincoln, President of the United States … have further deemed it advisable to set on foot a blockade of the ports within the States

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Letter to William Seward (April 1, 1861)

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 President’s consideration.’ The first proposition in it is,

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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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Reply to Workingmen of Manchester (January 19, 1863)

Ranking #114 on the list of 150 Most Teachable Lincoln Documents Annotated Transcript “I have understood well that the duty of self-preservation rests solely with the American people. But I have at the same time been aware that favor or

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Annual Message (December 3, 1861)

Ranking #127 on the list of 150 Most Teachable Lincoln Documents   Annotated Transcript “From the first taking of our national census to the last are seventy years; and we find our population at the end of the period eight

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Letter to the King of Siam (February 3, 1862)

Ranking #128 on the list of 150 Most Teachable Lincoln Documents Annotated Transcript “I appreciate most highly Your Majesty’s tender of good offices in forwarding to this Government a stock from which a supply of elephants might be raised on

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Letter to Agenor-Etienne de Gasparin (August 4, 1862)

Ranking #149 on the list of 150 Most Teachable Lincoln Documents Annotated Transcript “You are quite right, as to the importance to us, for its bearing upon Europe, that we should achieve military successes; and the same is true for

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