Dear Mr. Lincoln by Harold Holzer
Letters To The President

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A collection of letters written to Abraham Lincoln between the years of 1860 and 1865 offers insight into a cultural and political era and contains both letters of hate and letters of admiration.
 

About Harold Holzer

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Harold Holzer is one of the leading authorities on Abraham Lincoln and the political culture of the Civil War era. He is a prolific writer and lecturer. He has written, co-written and edited over 30 books including Abraham Lincoln, The Writer (2000), which was named to the Children's Literature Choice List and the Bank Street Best Children's Books of the Year, and Lincoln at Cooper Union: The Speech That Made Abraham Lincoln President (2004), which won a 2005 Lincoln Prize. He has also written over 425 popular magazine and scholarly journal articles and numerous pamphlets and monographs. He has won numerous awards including the Barondess Award of the Civil War Round Table of New York five times; the Award of Achievement from the Lincoln Group of New York three times; a 1988 George Washington Medal; the 2000 Newman Book Award; and the 2008 National Humanities Medal. He is the Senior Vice President for External Affairs at The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York.
 
Published December 1, 1993 by Perseus Books. 380 pages
Genres: History, War, Literature & Fiction, Biographies & Memoirs. Non-fiction

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This award-winning anthology of letters written to President Lincoln throws light on the popular mood of the Civil War period.

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A weatherman promises the President fair skies, whereupon Lincoln tartly notes, "It is raining now and has been for 10 hours—I cannot spare anymore time to Mr. Capen."

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