slave, the son of a slave and a white man, became a major antislavery speaker and writer. In addition to slavery, he pronounced on foreign affairs, women's rights, and a host of other political and social issues. His speeches and debates are chronologically arranged. Useful and full footnotes are provided, and each volume is carefully indexed.
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Benner Martha L. "The Abraham Lincoln Legal Papers: The Development of the Complete Facsimile Edition on CD-ROM." Documentary Editing 16 ( December 1994).
Davis Jefferson. Jefferson Davis, Constitutionalist, His Letters, Papers and Speeches. 10 vols. Edited by Dunbar Rowland. Jackson, MS: Printed for the Mississippi Department of Archives and History, 1923.
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Douglass Frederick. The Frederick Douglass Papers. Series 1. 5 vols. Edited by John W. Blassingame et al. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1979-.
Freehling William W. The Reintegration of American History: Slavery and the Civil War. New York: Oxford University Press, 1994.
Freehling William W., and Craig M. Simpson, eds. Secession Debated; Georgia's Showdown in 1860. New York: Oxford University Press, 1992.
Freeman Douglas Southall. R. E. Lee: A Biography. 4 vols. New York: S. Scribner's Sons, 1934- 1935.
Grant Ulysses Simpson. The Papers of Ulysses S. Grant. 20 vols. Edited by John Y. Simon . Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 1967-.
Johnson Andrew. The Papers of Andrew Johnson. 11 vols. Edited by LeRoy P. Graf et al. Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 1967-.
Lee Robert Edward. Lee's Dispatches: Unpublished Letters of General Robert E. Lee, C.S.A. to Jefferson Davis and the War Department of the Confederate States of America, 1862-65, from the Private Collection of Wymberley Jones De Renne, of Wormsloe, Georgia. 1915. Reprint, edited by Douglas Southall Freeman. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1994.
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Lincoln Abraham. The Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln. 9 vols. Edited by Roy P. Basler , Marion Dolores Pratt, and Lloyd A. Dunlap. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 1953- 1955.
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