Table of contents for In Lincoln's hand : his original manuscripts / with commentary by distinguished Americans ; edited by Harold Holzer and Joshua Wolf Shenk ; foreword by James H. Billington.

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foreword 0 0 0
introduction 0 0 0
PA RT I: ¿A Tendency to Melancholly,¿ 1824¿1854
Copybook verses, 1824 Adam Gopnik 0 0 0
Letter to Eliza Browning, April 1, 1838 George Saunders 0 0 0
Letter to John T. Stuart, January 23, 1841 Andrew Solomon 0 0 0
Letter to Mary Speed, September 27, 1841 E. L. Doctorow 0 0 0
Letter to Andrew Johnston, Including Poem, September 6, 1846 Robert Pinsky 0 0 0
Lincoln to Mary Lincoln, April 16, 1848 Jennifer Fleischner 0 0 0
Fragment on Niagara Falls, ca. September 25¿30, 1848 Cynthia Ozick 0 0 0
Notes on the Practice of Law, ca. 1850 Sandra Day O¿Connor 0 0 0
Fragment on the Object of Government, ca. July, 1, 1854 Mario Cuomo 0 0 0
PA RT II: A House Divided Against Itself, 1854¿1861
Fragment on Dred Scott Decision, December 1856 Walter Mosley 0 0 0
On Stephen Douglass, ca. December 1856 Michael Burlingame 0 0 0
Fragment on ¿The Higher Object of This Contest,¿ ca. July 1858 Lewis Lehrman 0 0 0
Fragment from the ¿House Divided¿ Address, June 16, 1858, and a Page from
Lincoln-Douglas Debates scrapbook, 1858 Dick Durbin 0 0 0
Letter to Jesse Fell, Including Autobiographical Sketch,
December 20, 1859 Kathryn Harrison 0 0 0
Autobiographical Sketch for the Chicago Tribune, June 1860 Douglas L. Wilson
Letter to George D. Prentice, October 29, 1860 Jonathan Alter 0 0 0
Farewell to Springfield, February 11, 1861 Sam Waterston 0 0 0
PA RT III: We Cannot Escape History, 1861¿1863
First Inaugural Address, March 4, 1861 William Safire 0 0 0
Letter to William H. Seward, April 1, 1861 President George H. W. Bush 0 0 0
Message to Congress, July 4, 1861 President George W. Bush 0 0 0
Order Revoking Gen. Hunter¿s Emancipation Proclamation,
May 19, 1862 Frank Williams 0 0 0
Reply to Horace Greeley¿s Editorial, August 22, 1862 David Blight 0 0 0
Meditation on Divine Will, September 2, 1862 President Jimmy Carter 0 0 0
Preliminary Emancipation Proclamation, September 22, 1862 John Hope Franklin 0 0 0
Two Telegrams to Gen. George B. McClellan, October 24, 1862 James McPherson 0 0 0
Letter to Fanny McCullough, December 23, 1862 Drew Gilpin Faust 0 0 0
PA RT IV: Let the Thing Be Pressed, 1863¿1865
Letter to Gen. Joseph Hooker, January 26, 1863 George McGovern 0 0 0
Letter to Mary Lincoln, June 9, 1863 Thomas Mallon 0 0 0
¿Albany Letter¿ to Erastus Corning
on Civil Liberties, June 12, 1863 David Herbert Donald 0 0 0
Verse on Lee¿s Invasion of the North, July 29, 1863 Newt Gingrich 0 0 0
Letter to Gen. George G. Meade, July 14, 1863 Steven Spielberg and Tony Kushner 0 0 0
Letter to James Hackett, August 17, 1863 Liam Neeson 0 0 0
Letter to Cpt. James M. Cutts, Jr., October 26, 1863 Doris Kearns Goodwin 0 0 0
Gettysburg Address, November 19, 1863 Toni Morrison 0 0 0
Letter to Gov. Michael Hahn, March 13, 1864 Bliss Broyard 0 0 0
Letter to Albert Hodges, April 4, 1864 Ken Burns 0 0 0
Telegram to Gen. Ulysses S. Grant, April 7, 1865 Conan O¿Brien 0 0 0
¿Blind Memorandum,¿ August 23, 1864 Philip Gourevitch 0 0 0
Letter to Eliza Gurney, September 4, 1864 John Updike 0 0 0
Second Inaugural Address, March 4, 1865 Sven Birkets and Henry Louis Gates, Jr. 0 0 0
contributer biographies 0 0 0

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 -- Manuscripts -- Exhibitions.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 -- Political and social views -- Exhibitions.
Presidents -- United States -- Manuscripts -- Exhibitions.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1849-1877 -- Sources -- Exhibitions.
Manuscripts, American -- Exhibitions.