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How Abraham Lincoln became president

J. McCan Davis

How Abraham Lincoln became president

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Published by The Illinois Company in Springfield, Ill .
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  • Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865

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    Statementby J. McCan Davis ...
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE457.3 .D26
    The Physical Object
    Pagination6 p. l., 17-93 p. incl. illus., pl., ports., facsim.
    Number of Pages93
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7005082M
    LC Control Number09004181
    OCLC/WorldCa4637586


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