The books that Lincoln read

by M. L. Houser

Publisher: [Printed by E. J. Jacob] in Peoria, Ill

Written in English
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Statementby M. L. Houser
LC ClassificationsE457.2 .H84
The Physical Object
Pagination1 p. L., 5-31 p.
Number of Pages31
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He borrowed books from all his neighbors, until he could truthfully tell a friend that he had “read through every book he had ever heard of in that country, for a circuit of 50 miles.” Lincoln would transcribe favorite quotes and passages from the works he read into a copybook, but he also committed reams of material to : Aom Team.

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