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Abraham Lincoln"s democracy

Roy Prentice Basler

Abraham Lincoln"s democracy

an address delivered at Lincoln Memorial University, Harrogate, Tennessee, on the seventy-fifth anniversary of the "Gettysburg address"

by Roy Prentice Basler

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Published by Dept. of Lincolniana, Lincoln Memorial University in Harrogate, Tenn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Lincoln, Abraham, -- 1809-1865 -- Political and social views,
  • Lincoln, Abraham, -- 1809-1865 -- Ethics

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Roy P. Basler.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE457.55.B3
    The Physical Object
    Pagination8 p. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17025556M
    LC Control Number56054463
    OCLC/WorldCa5537898


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