Herndon"s Lincoln the true story of a great life : the history and personal recollections of Abraham Lincoln [excerpts] by William Henry Herndon

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Published by Belford, Clarke & Co. in Chicago, New York, San Francisco .

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Other titlesHistory and personal recollections of Abraham Lincoln
Statementby William H. Herndon and Jesse William Weik
ContributionsWeik, Jesse William, 1857-1930, joint author
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Pagination1 v. (various pagings), [ca. 50 p.] :
Number of Pages50
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Open LibraryOL24342542M
OCLC/WorldCa4856211

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Herndon's Life of Lincoln Paperback – Octo by William H. Herndon (Author) out of 5 stars 3 ratings. See all 6 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Cited by: The book is interesting reading and Herndon's insights into Lincoln's character make the book a must-read for people interested in "knowing" Lincoln.

The reader, however, should be aware of the lack of depth Herndons Lincoln book the presidency. Read more. 3 people found this helpful. by: Herndons Life of Lincoln book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers/5.

Shelf wear to covers. 20 cm. xx, pages. Some of the plates have marginal wear, one detached (Lincoln's Parlor, Springfield Residence). Howes H Herndon served as Lincoln's law partner in Illinois. "Based on Herndon's intimate, first-hand knowledge, this will always be the most authoritative single source for Lincoln's early period.".

William H. Herndon () was Abraham Lincoln's law partner from until Lincoln became president in Jesse W. Weik () was an agent with the U.S. Pension Bureau and the primary writer of Herndon's Lincoln/5(5). Lincoln, Abraham, Publisher Springfield, Ill., The Herndon's Lincoln Publishing Company Collection library_of_congress; americana Digitizing sponsor Sloan Foundation Contributor The Library of Congress Language English Volume 2.

See, for example, Ida B. Tarbell's review of Emanuel Hertz's The Hidden Lincoln in New York Times Book Review (Feb. 13, ) charging that Herndon "left no trace of kindness in the picture he drew of her [Mary Todd Lincoln] to Mr. Weik. He needed that picture Cited by: 1.

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First edition. Illustrated with photographs of the Lincoln family and facsimiles of autograph letters by Lincoln.

Publisher's navy blue cloth, stamped with Lincoln's facsimile signature to front boards in gilt, lettered in gilt to. Hard Cover. Chicago: Belford, Clarke & Company, First Edition. Near Fine. Three volumes. First edition.

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William H. Herndon's Life of Lincoln, written to counteract the worshipful view of Abraham Lincoln held by the public, caused enormous controversy when first published in Unlike the hagiographies that celebrate the selflessness of the "Great Emancipator," Herndon's account emphasizes Lincoln's private life: his brooding, self-doubt, warring : Hachette Books.

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Printing: Users can print up to e-book pages every seven days. A biography of Abraham Lincoln by his long-time law partner, William Herndon and Herndon's collaborator, Jesse Weik.

The book is notable for its extensive use of first hand interviews (unusual for its time) and for Herndon's overriding determination to convey an affectionate but frank picture of his law partner's life story as remembered by Lincoln's family, friends, associates and neighbors.

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Though controversial from the outset, Herndon’s Lincoln nonetheless established itself as a classic, and remains, as Don E. Fehrenbacher declared, “the most influential biography of Lincoln ever published.” This new edition restores the original text, includes two chapters added in the revised () edition, and traces the story of how this landmark biography got written/5(31).

William H. Herndon's Life of Lincoln, written to counteract the worshipful view of Abraham Lincoln held by the public, caused enormous controversy when first published in Unlike the hagiographies that celebrate the selflessness of the "Great Emancipator," Herndon's account emphasizes Lincoln's private life: his brooding, self-doubt, warring 4/5(1).

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While 98% of this book contains very interesting information about all aspects of Lincoln's life. It is the remaining 2%, the unsavory stuff, that is so fascinating. For instance, I was surprised to read about the number of Lincoln's friends who told stories about 5/5(3).

Herndon's Informants Letters, Interviews, and Statements about Abraham Lincoln Awards and Recognition: Winner of the Abraham Lincoln Institute Book Award given by the Abraham Lincoln Institute of the Mid-Atlantic. The collected, annotated accounts of Lincoln's early life.

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We have new and used copies available, in 8 editions. Abraham Lincoln, the grandfather of the President, emigrated to Jefferson county, Kentucky, from Virginia, aboutand from that time forward the former State became an important one in the history of the family, for in it was destined to be born its most illustrious member.

The first law book Lincoln ever read was "The Statutes of. Abraham Lincoln called "Billy" Herndon, “My man always above all other men on the globe". They were business partners for 16 years. After Lincoln's assassination Herndon did interviews with Lincoln's family and friends for this biography.

Co-author Jesse Weik also conducted many original. [This] biography is almost entirely a book of Herndon's reminiscences of his association with Lincoln in the prepresidential years. Herndon wrote to tell the truth about Lincoln, believing that the truth would only ensure the president's greatness The book remains an unmatched source of descriptions and anecdotes about Lincoln.

For 20 years, William Herndon was the law partner of Abraham Lincoln. They were friends for even longer. After Lincoln’s death, Herndon wrote a three volume set called, “Herndon’s Lincoln: The True Story of a Great Life.” I read volume one a couple months back.

This weekend I. Lincoln: A Novel is a historical novel, part of the Narratives of Empire series by Gore Vidal. Set during the American Civil War, the novel describes the presidency of Abraham Lincoln through the eyes of several historical figures, including presidential secretary John Hay, First Lady Mary Todd Lincoln, Secretary of State William H.

Seward, Secretary of the Treasury Salmon Chase, his daughter Author: Gore Vidal. Herndon's Lincoln: the true story of a great life: the history and personal recollections of Abraham Lincoln Volume 1 by A copy that has been read, but remains in excellent condition.

Pages are intact and are not marred by notes or highlighting, but may contain a neat previous owner name. The. Inafter Herndon died, D. Appleton and Company of New York republished the book in two somewhat larger and better bound volumes, which Weik retitled Abraham Lincoln: The True Story of a Great Life, while keeping both Herndon's name and his own on the title page, and Herndon's picture alone in the book.

The edition included two new Author: John Hoffmann. Book # For 20 years, William Herndon was the law partner of Abraham Lincoln. They were friends for even longer.

After Lincoln’s death, Herndon wrote a three volume set called, “Herndon’s Lincoln: The True Story of a Great Life.” I read volume one a couple months back. This weekend I read volumes two and three.

The original edition of Herndon's Lincoln was horrendously laid out. There would be huge footnotes that consisted of whole documents, or a whole series of testimonies about a certain point. This is, of course, terrible book design and very hard for a modern publisher to lay out on the page.

The book is notable for its extensive use of first hand interviews (unusual for its time) and for Herndon's overriding determination to convey an affectionate but frank picture of his law partner's life story as remembered by Lincoln's family, friends, associates and neighbors. (Summary by RalphK).

“Mr. Lincoln was the most generous, forebearing, and charitable man I ever knew,” said William H. Herndon. 1 Herndon was the third and last law partner to Abraham Lincoln after partnership with Stephen Logan was dissolved in Mr.

Lincoln’s choice of Herndon as a law partner seemed strange to many in Springfield and in the bar.Sell Herndons Lincoln (The Knox College Lincoln Studies Center) - ISBN - Ship for free!

- Bookbyte.A second volume of Herndon on Lincoln is promised, containing Herndons lectures and other writings about Abraham Lincoln. William Henry Herndon () was a Author: Robert McColley.

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