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Abraham Lincoln
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According to "The Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln: 1858-1860" (Rutgers University Press, 1953), "tradition has come to attribute to the Clinton speeches [September 1858 speech in Clinton, Illinois] one of Lincoln's most famous utterances..." - Although, according to "They Never Said It : A Book of Fake Quotes, Misquotes, and Misleading Attributions" (Oxford University Press, May 18, 1989), there is no substantial evidence to support the attribution.
Abraham Lincoln
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As Quoted in: "Herndon's Lincoln: The True Story of a Great Life" (1889) by William H. Herndon and Jesse W. Weik
Abraham Lincoln
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Letter to Edwin Stanton (14 July 1864). See John Hay (1890), Abraham Lincoln: A History.
Abraham Lincoln
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Wit and wisdom of Abraham Lincoln (1999 edition), Gramercy


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Born: February 12, 1809

Died: April 15, 1865 (aged 56)

Nationality: American

Occupation: President

Bio: Abraham Lincoln was the 16th President of the United States, serving from March 1861 until his assassination in April 1865.

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