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Thomas Lincoln, Abraham's father Thomas Lincoln, Abraham's father

"Hundreds of books have been written (and are still being written) about Abraham Lincoln. But in the annals of Lincoln history, Thomas Lincoln, Abraham's father, is a largely neglected figure. He rates a few paragraphs in an otherwise large biography and has served as a quick backdrop to the birth and childhood of our sixteenth president. Early Lincoln biography did not consider Thomas worthy of much mention. William Herndon set the pattern for how Thomas has been viewed historically. Thomas wa

Sep 16, 2020
Theodosia Burr - teen eyewitness to the founding of the new nation Theodosia Burr - teen eyewitness to the founding of the new nation

"This book for young adult readers discusses the life of Theodora Burr, daughter of Aaron Burr, and her involvement in the lives of the Founding Fathers of the new United States. The book includes primary source observations pulled from Theodora's personal letters and other writings."--Provided by publisher.

Sep 14, 2020