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Growth of public opinion in the East in regard to Lincoln prior to November, 1860 by Lucia A. Stevens

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Published .
Written in English


  • Presidents,
  • Election,
  • Political career before 1861

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Detached from the Transactions of the Illinois State Historical Society, 1907.

Statementby Lucia A. Stevens
ContributionsIllinois State Historical Society
The Physical Object
Paginationpages 284-301 ;
Number of Pages301
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25924296M

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