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Lincoln on Race and Slavery
Edited and introduced by Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
Coedited by Donald Yacovone

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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

List of Illustrations xiii
Acknowledgments xv
Abraham Lincoln on Race and Slavery Henry Louis Gates, Jr. xvii

Chapter 1: Protest in Illinois Legislature on Slavery
March 3, 1837 1
Chapter 2: Address Before the Young Men's Lyceum of Sringfield,
January 27, 1838 3
Chapter 3: AL to Mary Seed
September 27, 1841 9
Chapter 4: Temperance Address
February 22, 1842 11
Chapter 5: AL to Williamson Durley
October 3, 1845 16
Chapter 6: AL to Josephus Hewett
February 13, 1848 20
Chapter 7: Seech at Worcester, Massachusetts
September 12, 1848 23
Chapter 8: Remarks and Resolution Introduced in United tates House of Representatives Concerning Aolition of Slavery in the District of Columbia
January 10, 1849 26
Chapter 9: Eulogy on Henry Clay& January 4, 1855, Outline for Seech to the Colonization Society
July 6, 1852 31
Chapter 10: Hon. A. Lincoln's Address, Before the Sringfield Scott Club, in Reply to Judge Douglas' Richmond Seech
August 14 and 26, 1852 43

Chapter 11: Fragments on Slavery
July 1, 1854 48
Chapter 12: Speech at Bloomington, Illinois
September 12, 1854 51
Chapter 13: Speech at Peoria,
October 16, 1854 56
Chapter 14: AL to Ichabod Codding
November 27, 1854 69
Chapter 15: AL to Oen Lovejoy
August 11, 1855 71
Chapter 16: AL to George Robertson
August 15, 1855 73
Chapter 17: AL to Joshua F. Speed
August 24, 1855 77
Chapter 18: Speech at Kalamazoo, Michigan
August 27, 1856 84
Chapter 19: AL to Newton Deming and George P. Strong
May 25, 1857 90
Chapter 20: Speech at Sringfield, Illinois
June 26, 1857 92

Chapter 21: A House Divided, Speech at Sringfield, Illinois
June 16, 1858 103
Chapter 22: to John L. Scripps
June 23, 1858 107
Chapter 23: Fragment on the Struggle Against Slavery
July, 1858 109
Chapter 24: Speech at Chicago, Illinois
July 10, 1858 111
Chapter 25: Speech at Sringfield,
July 17, 1858 119
Chapter 26: Speech at Lewistown,
August 17, 1858 124
Chapter 27: First Debate ith Stephen A. Douglas at Ottawa, Illinois
August 21, 1858 127
Chapter 28: Second at Freeport Illinois
August 27, 1858 137
Chapter 29: Speech at Carlinville, Illinois
August 31, 1858 143
Chapter 30: at Clinton, Illinois
September 2, 1858 149

Chapter 31: Speech at Edwardsville, Illinois
September 11, 1858 152
Chapter 32: Fourth Debate ith Stephen A. Douglas
September 18, 1858 156
Chapter 33: Fragment on Pro-slavery Theology
October 1, 1858? 160
Chapter 34: Seventh and Last Debate with Stephen A. Douglasat Alton, Illinois, & October 18, 1858, AL to James N. Brown
October 15, 1858 163
Chapter 35: to Salmon P. Chase
June 9, 1859 174
Chapter 36: Speech at Columbus, Ohio
September 16, 1859 177
Chapter 37: Speech at Cincinnati, Ohio
September 17, 1859 187
Chapter 38: Fragment on Free Labor
September 17, 1859 191
Chapter 39: Address at the Cooper Institute, New York City
February 27, 1860 193
Chapter 40: Speech at Hartford, Connecticut
March 5, 1860 202

Chapter 41: AL to John A. Gilmer
December 15, 1860 210
Chapter 42: First Inaugural Address
March 4, 1861 214
Chapter 43: AL to Orville H. Browning
September 22, 1861 218
Chapter 44: Message to Congress
March 6, 1862 222
Chapter 45: AL to James A. McDougall
March 14, 1862 225
Chapter 46: AL to Horace Greeley & Aril 16, 1862, Message to Congress
March 24, 1862 228
Chapter 47: Appeal to Border State Representatives to Favor Compensated Eancipation
July 12, 1862 231
Chapter 48: Address on Colonization to a Deputation of Negroes
August 14, 1862 235
Chapter 49: AL to Horace Greeley
August 22, 1862 242
Chapter 50: Reply to Eancipation Memorial Presented by Chicago Christians of All Denominations
September 13, 1862 245

Chapter 51: Preliminary Proclamation
September 22, 1862 250
Chapter 52: Annual Message to Congress
December 1, 1862 255
Chapter 53: Eancipation Proclamation
January 1, 1863 265
Chapter 54: AL to AndrewJohnson
March 26, 1863 270
Chapter 55: Resolution on Slavery
April 15, 1863 272
Chapter 56: AL to John M. Schofield
June 22, 1863 274
Chapter 57: Order of Retaliation
July 30, 1863 276
Chapter 58: AL to Nathaniel P. Banks
August 5, 1863 279
Chapter 59: AL to Gen. Ulysses S. Grant
August 9, 1863 282
Chapter 60: AL to James C. Conkling
August 26, 1863 284

Chapter 61: Fragment
August 26, 1863 290
Chapter 62: Annual Message to Congress
December 8, 1863 292
Chapter 63: Reply to Nework Workingmen's Democratic Republican Association
March 21, 1864 295
Chapter 64: AL to Albert G. Hodges
April 4, 1864 298
Chapter 65: AL to Edwin M. Stanton
May 17, 1864 302
Chapter 66: Interviewith Alexander W. Randall and Joseph T. Mills
August 18, 1864 305
Chapter 67: Resolution Submitting the Thirteenth Aendmentto the States
February 1, 1865 308
Chapter 68: Second Inaugural Address
March 4, 1865 310
Chapter 69: Speech to One Hundred Fortieth Indiana Regiment
March 17, 1865 313
Chapter 70: Last Public Address
April 11, 1865 316

Appendix: Lincoln, Race, and Humor 321
Index 329

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