Richards, John T. Abraham Lincoln The Lawyer-Statesman. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1916. Frontis. Illustrated. xii, 260 pp. Reprinted 1999 by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd. ISBN-13: 9781886363946. ISBN-10: 1886363943. Cloth hardcover. New. $65. * An examination that examines Lincoln's role as a lawyer and his approach to the law and judiciary. In so doing the work corrects the myths regarding Lincoln's stand on the South, his position on the case of Dred Scott v. Sanford, and his overall skill as a lawyer and orator. Well illustrated, with one foldout. Also includes a list of cases where Lincoln appeared as counsel in the Illinois Supreme Court.
Book number 25708