Letters exposing the mismanagement of public affairs by Abraham Lincoln
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Letters exposing the mismanagement of public affairs by Abraham Lincoln and the political combinations to secure his re-election by Amos Kendall

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Published by Constitutional Union Office in Washington, D.C .
Written in English


  • Lincoln, Abraham, -- 1809-1865,
  • Campaign literature,
  • Peninsular Campaign, 1862,
  • United States -- Politics and government -- 1861-1865,
  • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Campaigns

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Edition Notes

Statementby Amos Kendall.
SeriesLibrary of American civilization -- LAC 40121.
The Physical Object
Pagination46 p.
Number of Pages46
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13554103M
LC Control Number87575228

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