The literary genius of Abraham Lincoln including two poems written by the Great Emancipator by Marion Mills Miller

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Detached from National magazine, February 1916.

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Statementby Marion Mills Miller
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Paginationpages [788]-793 :
Number of Pages793
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Open LibraryOL25923129M
OCLC/WorldCa950006655

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