The Law Practice of Abraham Lincoln: Complete Documentary edition

The Law Practice of Abraham Lincoln: Complete Documentary edition

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This landmark publication fills the last large gap in documenting the life of Abraham Lincoln: his quarter-century career as a general practice attorney in Illinois. This title gathers nearly 100,000 court documents from over 120 repositories and private collect.show more

Product details

  • DVD-ROM | 32 pages
  • University of Illinois Press
  • Baltimore, United States
  • English
  • Complete documentary ed
  • 0252025660
  • 9780252025662

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"Marvelous... The collection is important not only for the subject matter of Lincoln but for showing what the life of the law, indeed of the society, was in nineteenth-century America... Documentary editing at the highest level." Phillip Shaw Paludan, Journal of American History "Extraordinary in every sense of that much overused word... No publication -- past, present, or future -- will rival this one in terms of its breadth and depth of detail... This documentary edition is a prototype for the future of both documentary editing and scholarly research." -- Timothy Walch, Journal of Illinois Historyshow more