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Lincoln on race and slavery / edited and introduced by Henry Louis Gates, Jr. ; coedited by Donald Yacovone.

By: Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865.
Contributor(s): Gates, Henry Louis, Jr | Yacovone, Donald.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, [2009]Copyright date: ©2009Description: lxviii, 343 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780691142340 (hardcover : alk. paper); 0691142343 (hardcover : alk. paper).Subject(s): Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 -- Views on slavery | Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 -- Political and social views | Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 -- Relations with African Americans | Slavery -- United States -- History -- 19th century -- Sources | Slaves -- Emancipation -- United States -- Sources | United States -- Race relations -- History -- 19th century -- SourcesDDC classification: 973.7092 Other classification: 15.85 | NW 8295 | HT 5961
Contents:
Protest in Illinois legislature on slavery -- March 3, 1837 -- Address before the young men's lyceum of Springfield, Illinois -- January 27, 1838 -- AL to Mary Speed -- September 27, 1841 -- Temperance address -- February 22, 1842 -- AL to Williamson Durley -- October 3, 1845 -- AL to Josephus Hewett -- February 13, 1848 -- Speech at Worcester, Massachusetts -- September 12, 1848 -- Remarks and resolution introduced in United States house of representatives concerning abolition of slavery in the District of Columbia -- January 10, 1849 -- Eulogy on Henry Clay and January 4, 1855, outline for speech to the colonization society July 6, 1852-- Hon. A. Lincoln's address, before the Springfield Scott Club, in reply to Judge Douglas' Richmond speech -- August 14 and 26, 1852 -- Fragments on slavery July 1, 1854 -- Speech at Bloomington, Illinois -- September 12, 1854 -- Speech at Peoria, Illinois -- October 16, 1854 -- AL to Ichabod Codding -- November 27, 1854 -- AL to Owen Lovejoy -- August 11, 1855 -- AL to George Robertson -- August 15, 1855 -- AL to Joshua F. Speed -- August 24, 1855 -- Speech at Kalamazoo, Michigan -- August 27, 1856 -- AL to Newton Deming and George P. Strong -- May 25, 1857 -- Speech at Springfield, Illinois -- June 26, 1857 -- A house divided, speech at Springfield, Illinois -- June 16, 1858 -- AL to John L. Scripps -- June 23, 1858 -- Fragment on the struggle against slavery -- July, 1858 -- Speech at Chicago, Illinois -- July 10, 1858 -- Speech at Springfield, Illinois -- July 17, 1858 -- Speech at Lewistown, Illinois -- August 17, 1858 -- First debate with Stephen A. Douglas at Ottawa, Illinois -- August 21, 1858 -- Second debate with Stephen A. Douglas at Freeport, Illinois -- August 27, 1858 -- Speech at Carlinville, Illinois -- August 31, 1858 -- Speech at Clinton, Illinois -- September 2, 1858 -- Speech at Edwardsville, Illinois -- September 11, 1858 -- Fourth debate with Stephen A. Douglas -- September 18, 1858 -- Fragment on pro-slavery theology -- October 1, 1858? -- Seventh and last debate with Stephen A. Douglas at Alton, Illinois, and October 18, 1858, AL to James N. Brown -- October 15, 1858 -- AL to Salmon P. Chase -- June 9, 1859 -- Speech at Columbus, Ohio -- September 16, 1859 -- Speech at Cincinnati, Ohio -- September 17, 1859 -- Fragment on free labor -- September 17, 1859 -- Address at the cooper institute, New York City -- February 27, 1860 -- Speech at Hartford, Connecticut -- March 5, 1860 -- AL to John A. Gilmer -- December 15, 1860 -- First inaugural address -- March 4, 1861 -- AL to Orville H. Browning -- September 22, 1861 -- Message to congress -- March 6, 1862 -- AL to James A. McDougall -- March 14, 1862 -- AL to Horace Greeley and April 16, 1862, message to congress -- March 24, 1862 -- Appeal to border state representatives to favor compensated emancipation -- July 12, 1862 -- Address on colonization to a deputation of negroes -- August 14, 1862 -- AL to Horace Greeley -- August 22, 1862 -- Reply to emancipation memorial presented by Chicago Christians of all denominations -- September 13, 1962 -- Preliminary emancipation proclamation -- September 22, 1862 -- Annual message to congress -- December 1, 1862 -- Emancipation proclamation -- January 1, 1863 -- AL to Andrew Johnson -- March 26, 1863 -- Resolution on slavery -- April 15, 1863 -- AL to John M. Schofield -- June 22, 1863 -- Order of retaliation -- July 30, 1863 -- AL to Nathaniel P. Banks -- August 5, 1863 -- AL to gen. Ulysses S. Grant -- August 9, 1863 -- AL to James C. Conkling -- August 26, 1863 -- Fragment -- August 26, 1863 -- Annual message to congress -- December 8, 1863 -- Reply to New York workingmen's democratic republican association -- March 21, 1864 -- AL to Albert G. Hodges -- April 4, 1864 -- AL to Edwin M. Stanton -- May 17, 1864 -- Interview with Alexander W. Randall and Joseph T. Mills -- August 18, 1864 -- Resolution submitting the thirteenth amendment to the states -- February 1, 1865 -- Second inaugural address -- March 4, 1865 -- Speech to one hundred fortieth Indiana regiment -- March 17, 1865 -- Last public address -- April 11, 1865.
Summary: Henry Louis Gates, Jr., presents the full range of Lincoln's views, gathered from his private letters, speeches, official documents, and even race jokes, arranged chronologically from the late 1830s to the 1860s. --from publisher description.
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Includes index.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Protest in Illinois legislature on slavery -- March 3, 1837 -- Address before the young men's lyceum of Springfield, Illinois -- January 27, 1838 -- AL to Mary Speed -- September 27, 1841 -- Temperance address -- February 22, 1842 -- AL to Williamson Durley -- October 3, 1845 -- AL to Josephus Hewett -- February 13, 1848 -- Speech at Worcester, Massachusetts -- September 12, 1848 -- Remarks and resolution introduced in United States house of representatives concerning abolition of slavery in the District of Columbia -- January 10, 1849 -- Eulogy on Henry Clay and January 4, 1855, outline for speech to the colonization society July 6, 1852-- Hon. A. Lincoln's address, before the Springfield Scott Club, in reply to Judge Douglas' Richmond speech -- August 14 and 26, 1852 -- Fragments on slavery July 1, 1854 -- Speech at Bloomington, Illinois -- September 12, 1854 -- Speech at Peoria, Illinois -- October 16, 1854 -- AL to Ichabod Codding -- November 27, 1854 -- AL to Owen Lovejoy -- August 11, 1855 -- AL to George Robertson -- August 15, 1855 -- AL to Joshua F. Speed -- August 24, 1855 -- Speech at Kalamazoo, Michigan -- August 27, 1856 -- AL to Newton Deming and George P. Strong -- May 25, 1857 -- Speech at Springfield, Illinois -- June 26, 1857 -- A house divided, speech at Springfield, Illinois -- June 16, 1858 -- AL to John L. Scripps -- June 23, 1858 -- Fragment on the struggle against slavery -- July, 1858 -- Speech at Chicago, Illinois -- July 10, 1858 -- Speech at Springfield, Illinois -- July 17, 1858 -- Speech at Lewistown, Illinois -- August 17, 1858 -- First debate with Stephen A. Douglas at Ottawa, Illinois -- August 21, 1858 -- Second debate with Stephen A. Douglas at Freeport, Illinois -- August 27, 1858 -- Speech at Carlinville, Illinois -- August 31, 1858 -- Speech at Clinton, Illinois -- September 2, 1858 -- Speech at Edwardsville, Illinois -- September 11, 1858 -- Fourth debate with Stephen A. Douglas -- September 18, 1858 -- Fragment on pro-slavery theology -- October 1, 1858? -- Seventh and last debate with Stephen A. Douglas at Alton, Illinois, and October 18, 1858, AL to James N. Brown -- October 15, 1858 -- AL to Salmon P. Chase -- June 9, 1859 -- Speech at Columbus, Ohio -- September 16, 1859 -- Speech at Cincinnati, Ohio -- September 17, 1859 -- Fragment on free labor -- September 17, 1859 -- Address at the cooper institute, New York City -- February 27, 1860 -- Speech at Hartford, Connecticut -- March 5, 1860 -- AL to John A. Gilmer -- December 15, 1860 -- First inaugural address -- March 4, 1861 -- AL to Orville H. Browning -- September 22, 1861 -- Message to congress -- March 6, 1862 -- AL to James A. McDougall -- March 14, 1862 -- AL to Horace Greeley and April 16, 1862, message to congress -- March 24, 1862 -- Appeal to border state representatives to favor compensated emancipation -- July 12, 1862 -- Address on colonization to a deputation of negroes -- August 14, 1862 -- AL to Horace Greeley -- August 22, 1862 -- Reply to emancipation memorial presented by Chicago Christians of all denominations -- September 13, 1962 -- Preliminary emancipation proclamation -- September 22, 1862 -- Annual message to congress -- December 1, 1862 -- Emancipation proclamation -- January 1, 1863 -- AL to Andrew Johnson -- March 26, 1863 -- Resolution on slavery -- April 15, 1863 -- AL to John M. Schofield -- June 22, 1863 -- Order of retaliation -- July 30, 1863 -- AL to Nathaniel P. Banks -- August 5, 1863 -- AL to gen. Ulysses S. Grant -- August 9, 1863 -- AL to James C. Conkling -- August 26, 1863 -- Fragment -- August 26, 1863 -- Annual message to congress -- December 8, 1863 -- Reply to New York workingmen's democratic republican association -- March 21, 1864 -- AL to Albert G. Hodges -- April 4, 1864 -- AL to Edwin M. Stanton -- May 17, 1864 -- Interview with Alexander W. Randall and Joseph T. Mills -- August 18, 1864 -- Resolution submitting the thirteenth amendment to the states -- February 1, 1865 -- Second inaugural address -- March 4, 1865 -- Speech to one hundred fortieth Indiana regiment -- March 17, 1865 -- Last public address -- April 11, 1865.

Henry Louis Gates, Jr., presents the full range of Lincoln's views, gathered from his private letters, speeches, official documents, and even race jokes, arranged chronologically from the late 1830s to the 1860s. --from publisher description.

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Henry Louis Gates, Jr. , is the Alphonse Fletcher University Professor and director of the W.E.B. Du Bois Institute for African and African American Research at Harvard University. Donald Yacovone has written and edited a number of books, including Freedom's Journey: African American Voices of the Civil War .

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