Lincoln's Parentage & Childhood: A History of the Kentucky Lincolns Supported by Documentary Evidence

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Parentage & Childhood
A history of the Kentucky LINCOLNS supported by documentary evidence

BY
LOUIS AUSTIN WARREN

Illustrated

THE CENTURY CO.
New York London

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  • Title Page iii
  • Preface vii
  • Contents xi
  • Illustrations xv
  • Part One Innate Tendencies 1
  • Chapter I The Lincoln Ancestry 3
  • Chapter II The Hanks Ancestry 17
  • Chapter III The Paternity 38
  • Chapter IV The Maternity 58
  • Chapter VI The Nativity 94
  • Part Two Home Influences 107
  • Chapter VII The Historical Thomas Lincoln 109
  • Chapter VIII The Home Life 124
  • Chapter IX The Lincoln Children 136
  • Chapter X The Vocations of the Father 157
  • Chapter XII The Citizen 180
  • Part Three Community Environment 193
  • Chapter XIII Educational Advantages 195
  • Chapter XIV Religious Environment 218
  • Chapter XV Social Customs 249
  • Chapter XVI Economic Conditions 259
  • Chapter XVII Political Activities 272
  • Chapter XVIII Slavery 282
  • Notes 295
  • Bibliography 359
  • Index of Persons 367
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