1 edition of Tributes to Abraham Lincoln found in the catalog.
From the files of the Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection.Excerpts from newspapers and other sources providing testimonials lauding the 16th President of the United States.
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|Pagination||xvi, 73 p. :|
|Number of Pages||67|
|Henry Watterson O.O. Howard Charles Roberts William Howard Taft Geroge R. Peck Charles W. Anderson John Dalzell Frank J. Cannon Congressman Cousins Robert T. Lincoln Edward Orear Mrs. Ben Hardin Helm.|
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To the Army of the Potomac: I have just read your Commanding General's preliminary report of the battle of Fredericksburg. Conversely, Freemasonry also served as a refuge and a greenhouse for opponents to the same powers. Thus, the importance of the Masonic involvement in the celebration of Lincoln, with their insistence on the moral theme, might well have played a part in the enduring image of Lincoln as essentially a moral saint.
To you who render the hardest work in its support should be given the greatest credit. Condoling with the mourners for the dead, and sympathizing with the severely wounded, I congratuate you that the number of both is comparatively so small.
--March 18, 1864 Remarks at Sanitary Fair, Washington, D. --July 4, 1863 announcement from War Department following news from Gettysburg Honor to the Soldier, and Sailor everywhere, who bravely bears his country's cause.
I tender to you, officers and soldiers, the thanks of the nation. And that for this, he especially desires that on this day, He whose will, not ours, should ever be done, be everywhere remembered and reverenced with profoundest gratitude. Her doctoral dissertation was on French Freemasonry under the Second Empire 1852—1870. On the reverse, encircled by a wreath of oak leaves: Lincoln the honest man Who abolished slavery, restored the Union, Saved the Republic Without veiling the statue of liberty And was murdered on April 14, 1865.
Although you were not successful, the attempt was not an error, nor the failure other than an accident. The President declared that he would gladly receive into the service not ten thousand but ten times ten thousand colored troops; expressed his determination to protect all who enlisted, and said that he looked to them for essential service in finishing the war. Leading opponents of the regime were early subscribers: Victor Hugo, Edgar Quinet, Jules Barni, and others.
This was one of his last acts as Grand Master as he died on May 29 and was replaced by Mellinet.
In its meeting of May 17, 1865, the Bonaparte lodge, which had been established to provide a solid Bonapartist base in the Grand Orient , decided to circulate and publicize the speech given at the Grand Lodge of New York and veiled its banner for a period of three months Bouvret 19—20.
He was as scrupulous as a guardian of freedom as he was energetic in the defense of equality.