What is thought to be the character of Lincoln’s religious beliefs comes almost entirely from other people. His law partner and the author of this letter, William H. Herndon, with whom Lincoln was on intimate terms for many years, got himself in no end of trouble by publicly challenging those who claimed, after the assassination, that Lincoln had been a believing Christian.
William Henry Herndon, autograph letter signed to Benjamin Franklin Underwood
29 Oct. 1881
On December 8, 1863, President Abraham Lincoln issued a presidential proclamation whose title - Proc ...
Fake news story about a would-be PBS documentary on Lincoln's assassination.
Produced in Illinois and released for the bicentennial, THE TRANSIENT is the story of a homeless vig ...
Pretty fun comedy sketch.
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