In Tender Consideration

In Tender Consideration : Women, Families, and the Law in Abraham Lincoln's Illinois

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The treatment of destitute widows, jilted brides, and illegitimate children in antebellum Illinoisshow more

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  • Hardback | 256 pages
  • 162.6 x 237.7 x 24.9mm | 567g
  • University of Illinois Press
  • Baltimore, United States
  • English
  • 0252027027
  • 9780252027024

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ADVANCE PRAISE "Taken together, the essays contribute to grounding Lincoln in time and place. They also contribute to a considerably more precise understanding of how private citizens managed their relationships with the state and the social order in the first half of the nineteenth century." -- Linda K. Kerber, author of No Constitutional Right to Be Ladies: Women and the Obligations of Citizenshipshow more

About Daniel W. Stowell

Daniel W. Stowell, the director of the Papers of Abraham Lincoln project, is the author of Rebuilding Zion: The Religious Reconstruction of the South, 1863-1877.show more

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