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James Smith

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Delivered in the Presbyterian Church, Springfield, Ill., Jan. 23, 1853. A rare temperance lecture by an intimate friend of the Lincoln family. Prominent among those listed as attending and endorsing publication of the lecture is ""A Lincoln."" in 1850 Smith delivered the sermon at the funeral services for the Lincolns' 3 year old son Eddy, and Mary Todd Lincoln became a member of his church in 1852. Later President Lincoln appointed Smith as consul at Dundee, Scotland and in the years following Lincoln's assassination, Smith became a prominent participant in the debate with William Herndon over Lincoln's religious convictions.

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Williams, Frank J.; Williams, Virginia

Date

1853

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16 pages ;21 cm

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PDF

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pamphlet

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Article

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Copyright protected by Mississippi State University Libraries. Use of materials from this collection beyond the exceptions provided for in the Fair Use and Educational Use clauses of the U.S. Copyright Law may violate federal law. Permission to publish or reproduce is required.

Digital ID#

F545.D8S7 1853

Repository

Mississippi State University Libraries.

Publisher

Springfield, Ill. :Printed at the Illinois Journal Office

Digital Publisher

Mississippi State University Libraries (electronic version).

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For more information about the contents of this collection, email sp_coll@library.msstate.edu.

A Discourse on the Bottle--Its Evils--and the Remedy ; or, A Vindication of the Liquor Seller and the Liquor Drinker: from Certain Aspersions Cast upon them by Many

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