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Mary Todd Lincoln

girl of the Bluegrass

by Katharine Elliott Wilkie

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Published by Aladdin Books, Maxwell Macmillan Canada, Maxwell Macmillan International in New York, Toronto, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Lincoln, Mary Todd, 1818-1882 -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Lincoln, Mary Todd, 1818-1882 -- Childhood and youth.,
    • Presidents" spouses -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
    • First ladies.,
    • Women -- Biography.

    • About the Edition

      A biography concentrating on the childhood of the Kentucky girl who grew up to marry Abraham Lincoln.

      Edition Notes

      Previously published: Indianapolis : Bobbs-Merrill, 1960.

      Statementby Katharine E. Wilkie ; illustrated by Leslie Goldstein.
      SeriesChildhood of famous Americans, Childhood of famous Americans series.
      ContributionsGoldstein, Leslie, ill.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE457.25 .W6 1992
      The Physical Object
      Pagination192 p. :
      Number of Pages192
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1708223M
      ISBN 100689716559
      LC Control Number92009782
      OCLC/WorldCa25631387

      Mary Todd Lincoln married politician and lawyer Abraham Lincoln on November 4, When the Civil War began, Mary's family supported the South, but she remained a fervent :// Professor Baker talked about her book, [Mary Todd Lincoln: A Biography], published by W.W. Norton. The book contains anecdotes of 19th-century family and domestic life and is also a character study ?/author-on-mary-todd-lincoln-biography.

      Had Mary Todd Lincoln’s life been a little different, had the people that surrounded her been given to less stringent kinds of judgment, it is something one can easily imagine her saying herself   By Jason Emerson Mary Ann Todd was born in Lexington, Ky., in She was raised in an aristocratic, slave-owning family and traveled in exclusive social circles. When she

      Elizabeth Keckley was a former slave who became the dressmaker and friend of Mary Todd Lincoln and a frequent visitor to the White House during the presidency of Abraham Lincoln. Her memoir, which was ghost-written (and spelled her surname as "Keckley" though she seemed to have written it as "Keckly") and published in , provided an This definitive biography of Mary Todd Lincoln beautifully conveys her tumultuous life and times. A privileged daughter of the proud clan that founded Lexington, Kentucky, Mary fell into a stormy romance with the raw Illinois attorney Abraham Lincoln. For twenty-five years the Lincolns forged opposing temperaments into a tolerant, loving ://?id=GdK-xgX0FgQC.


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Mary Todd Lincoln (–65), the wife of Abraham Lincoln, though insecure in a visible role, prevailed on her husband to grant favours to friends and hangers-on.

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