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A Short Life of Abraham Lincoln by John G. Nicolay

Book Name:
A Short Life of Abraham Lincoln
Book info:
A Short Life of Abraham Lincoln A Short Life of Abraham Lincoln Condensed from Nicolay & Hay's Abraham Lincoln: A History John G. Nicolay by John G. Nicolay
Book Size:
170,678 / 535 pg
Mnybks.net:
11026
Publisher:
gutenberg.org
Date of Addition:
1902
Copyright Date:
1902
Copyrighted By:
John G. Nicolay from gutenberg.org
Adult content:
No
Language:
English
Categories:
Biography, Audiobook, Politics, History
Grade Levels:
CT
Submitted By:
Admin
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e; Mordecai, the eldest, hurried to the cabin for his gun, leaving Thomas, youngest of the family, a child of six years, by his father. Mordecai had just taken down his rifle from its convenient resting-place over the door of the cabin when, turning, he saw an Indian in his war-paint stooping to seize the child. He took quick aim through a loop-hole, shot, and killed the savage, at which the little boy also ran to the house, and from this citadel Mordecai continued firing at the Indians until Josiah brought help from the fort.

It was doubtless this misfortune which rapidly changed the circumstances of the family.[1] Kentucky was yet a wild, new country. As compared with later periods of emigration, settlement was slow and pioneer life a hard struggle. So it was probably under the stress of poverty, as well as by the marriage of the older children, that the home was gradually broken up, and Thomas Lincoln became "even in childhood … a wandering laboring boy, and grew up literally without education…. Bef

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