Index:Life and Works of Abraham Lincoln, v3.djvu

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Life and Works of Abraham Lincoln, v3.djvu

CONTENTS

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Preface. ix
Introduction
  Lincoln's Early Oratory. By G. S. Hubbard, Alexander H. Stephens, William H. Herndon, J. M. Sturtevant. xi
Early Speeches, Political Papers, and Legal Notes (March 1, 1832, to May 29, 1856):  
  "I Am Humble Abraham Lincoln." Announcement of Candidacy for the State Legislature. About March 1, 1832. 1
  The Improvement of Sangamon River. An Address Delivered in Candidacy for the State Legislature. March 9, 1832. 1
  In Favor of Equal Suffrage and Public Improvements. Announcement of Political Views in Candidacy for the State Legislature. June 13, 1836. 8
  Perils of Mobocracy. Speech Before the Illinois Legislature upon a Resolution to Inquire into the Management of the State Bank. In January, 1837. 9
  The Perpetuation of Our Political Institutions. An Address Before the Young Men's Lyceum of Springfield, Ill. January 27, 1837. 14
  Injustice the Foundation of Slavery. Protest of Representatives Stone and Lincoln in the Illinois Legislature Against Certain Pro-Slavery Resolutions of that Body. March 3, 1837. 26
  Against the Sale of State Lands at a Low Price. Remarks in the Illinois Legislature. January 17, 1839. 28
  Against the Sub-Treasury and Other Policies of the Van Buren Administration. Speech at a Political Discussion in the Hall of Representatives at Springfield, Ill., About December 20, 1839. 29
  Plan of Organization for Illinois Whigs in the Harrison Campaign. Circular from Whig State Committee, of which Lincoln was a Member, Sent to Leading Whigs in each County. About January 1, 1840. 60
  Resolution for Ballot Reform. Offered in the Illinois Legislature. November 28, 1840. 63
  Remarks on an Election Contest. In the Illinois Legislature. December 4, 1840. 64
  Remarks in Favor of Issue of "Interest Bonds." In the Illinois Legislature. December 4, 1840. 65
  Remarks in Favor of "Canal Scrip." In the Illinois Legislature. January 23, 1841. 66
  Against the Subordination of the Judiciary to the Legislature. An Appeal to the People of the State of Illinois, Issued by a Committee on Behalf of the Whig Members of the Legislature, A. Lincoln being one of the Committee. About February 8, 1841. 67
  Against Reorganization of the Judiciary. Extract from a Protest in the Illinois Legislature Signed by A. Lincoln and Others. February 26, 1841. 68
  Charity in Temperance Reform. Address Before the Washingtonian Temperance Society of Springfield, Ill. February 22, 1842. 69
  In Favor of a Protective Tariff, a National Bank, and Other Whig Policies. Resolutions Offered at a Whig Meeting in Springfield, Ill. March 1, 1843. 86
  In Favor of a Protective Tariff, a National Bank, and Other Whig Policies. An Address to the People of Illinois, Issued by A. Lincoln and Two Other Members of a Committee Appointed for the Purpose by a Whig Meeting at Springfield. March 4, 1843. 88
  The Home Market and Other Advantages of a Protective Tariff. Notes Jotted Down while Congressman-Elect. About December 1, 1847. 101
  "Spot Resolutions" on Mexican War. Offered in the United States House of Representatives. December 22, 1847. 113
  On Railroad Mail Contracts. Remarks in the United States House of Representatives. January 5, 1848. 115
  Arraignment of President Polk for War Against Mexico. Speech in the United States House of Representatives. January 12, 1848. 119
  On Bounty Lands for Soldiers. Remarks Made in the United States House of Representatives. March 29, 1848. 133
  On Land Grants to States to Aid Internal Improvements. Remarks Made in the United States House of Representatives. May 11, 1848. 134
  In Favor of Internal Improvements. Speech in the United States House of Representatives. June 20, 1848. 138
  On Discrimination Between States in Federal Judiciary Facilities. Remarks Made in the United States House of Representatives. June 28, 1848. 155
  "Were I President." Policies Jotted Down as Appropriate for General Taylor, Whig Candidate for President, to Enunciate. About July 1, 1848. 156
  On Military Heroes. Speech in Defense of the Whigs and Their Presidential Candidate, General Taylor, and in Ridicule of the Democrats and Their Presidential Candidate, General Cass, Delivered in the United States House of Representatives. July 27, 1848. 157
  The Whigs the True "Free Soilers." Report of Speech of Abraham Lincoln, M. C., at Worcester, Mass. September 12, 1848. 180
  Bill to Abolish Slavery in the District of Columbia. January 16, 1849. 186
  On the Bill Granting Lands to the States to Make Railroads and Canals. Remarks in the United States House of Representatives. February 13, 1849. 189
  Resolutions of Sympathy with Hungarian Revolutionists. About September 12, 1849. 192
  Niagara Falls. Notes for a Popular Lecture. About July 1, 1850. 192
  Principles of Law Practise. Notes for a Law Lecture. About July 1, 1850. 194
  Eulogy of Henry Clay. Delivered in the State House at Springfield, Ill. July 16, 1852. 197
  The Nature and Object of Government, with Special Reference to Slavery. Fragmentary Notes. About July 1, 1854. 214
  The Missouri Compromise: the Iniquity of Its Repeal, and the Propriety of Its Restoration. Speech at Peoria, Ill., in Reply to Senator Douglas. October 16, 1854. 218
  "You Shall Not Go Out of the Union." Speech Delivered at the First Republican State Convention of Illinois, Held at Bloomington. May 29, 1856. 275