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Lincoln Record Society , Lincoln
Statementedited by C.W. Foster.
SeriesThe publications of the Lincoln Record Society -- vol.24
ContributionsFoster, C. W.
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Wills appraises Lincoln’s careful choice of broad, inclusive words in his succinct word address. He calls Lincoln a revolutionary not only for putting “the Declaration in a new light as a matter of founding law, but put[ting] its central proposition, equality, in a newly favored position as a principle of the Constitution” (in which Cited by: Nonetheless, the highpoints of this rewarding book for this reader examine: 1) what Lincoln meant to accomplish in his remarks; and 2) the intellectual influence of transcendentalism on Lincoln’s intellectual assumptions.

Here: o Intentions: According to Wills, Lincoln considered the constitution a document of imperfect political compromise/5(75).

Lincoln at Gettysburg: The Words That Lincoln wills book America written by Garry Wills and published by Simon & Schuster inwon the Pulitzer Prize for General Non-Fiction and the National Book Critics Circle Award for Criticism.

The book uses Lincoln's notably short speech at Gettysburg to examine his rhetoric : Garry Wills. Wills is at his best, and his best may be the best that has ever been written about the Gettysburg Address as literature.

Boldly revisionist and intoxicatingly original." — Chicago Tribune "Garry Wills' glowing reconstruction of Lincoln's words and the circumstances gives us a real understanding of what we rote-memorized as school children.4/4(8).

With the Pulitzer Prize winning book, Lincoln at Gettysburg: The Words That Remade America Garry Wills performs a literary dissection Lincoln wills book sorts of a prominent American document, examining both its structure & function in an exceedingly formal & intricate manner. The author looks at Abraham Lincoln's very brief 3 minute statement at Gettysburg in terms of the classic /5.

Wills carefully recreates the world of Lincoln's time in retelling the story of America's greatest speech. In the course of painting the intellectual, social, political, and military canvas that forms the background for the dedication of the Gettysburg cemetery, he convincingly put forth his thesis: that the Gettysburg speech powerfully shaped the course of American Cited by: Wills argues that Lincoln defines the United States as a people united by three ideals of freedom that were first articulated in the Declaration of Independence.

These ideals are that 1) all men are created equal; 2) they have the right to life, liberty and pursuit of happiness; and 3) a government's job is to protect the rights of the people. In a masterly work, Garry Wills shows how Lincoln reached back to the Declaration of Independence to write the greatest speech in the nation’s history.

The power of words has rarely been given a more compelling demonstration than in the Gettysburg Address. Lincoln was asked to memorialize the gruesome Edition: Reissue.

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Vol. 4 has title: Calendars of wills and administrations at LincolnPages: Wills shows how Lincoln came to change the world, to effect an intellectual revolution, how his words had to and did complete the work of the guns.

The Civil War is, to most Americans, what Lincoln wanted it to mean. Now Garry Wills explains how Lincoln wove a /5(11). Church of England. Diocese of Lincoln. Calendars of Lincoln wills.

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Another attempt by journalist-historian Wills (Under God,etc.) to peel away layers of myth to extract the original context and continued relevance of an American institution—as he did in his trilogy about the Enlightenment influence on early America: Cincinnatus (), Explaining America (), and Inventing America ().

Memories of the grisly Battle of Gettysburg. Lincoln at Gettysburg: The Words that Remade America. by Garry Wills. Simon & Schuster. $ Garry Wills has a lot of interesting things to say about the Gettysburg Address, and especially about the occasion on which it was delivered.

The Best Books on President Lincoln. In Lincoln at Cooper Union he does for Lincoln’s speech what Garry Wills did for the Gettysburg Address. Holzer makes a convincing case that the Author: Allen Barra. Church of England. Diocese of Lincoln. Calendars of Lincoln wills. London, British record Society, (OCoLC) Online version: Church of England.

Diocese of Lincoln. Calendars of Lincoln wills. London, British record Society, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: C W Foster; Church of England. Diocese. The author also probes Lincoln's decision to rely more on the Declaration of Independence than the U.S.

Constitution, a decision Wills says represented a "revolution in thought." He speaks effusively of the word address: "All modern political prose descends from [it]. The Address does what all great art : $ Lincoln wills registered in the District Probate Registry at Lincoln. Edited by C.

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From acclaimed historian Garry Wills, author of Lincoln at Gettysburg, a celebrated re-appraisal of the meaning and the source of inspiration of The Declaration of Independence, based on a reading of Jefferson's original draft document.

Lincoln by David Herbert Donald, published inis also widely acknowledged as one of the better biographies of the man. Manhunt by James L. Swanson is a very readable book about the murder of the president, the motives of his killer John Wilkes Booth and the desperate manhunt over 12 days.

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Free shipping for many products. In his non-fiction book Lincoln at Gettysburg: The Words that Remade America (), American author and journalist Garry Wills dissects the word Gettysburg Address delivered to Union soldiers by President Abraham Lincoln during the American Civil War, identifying the ideas and texts that influenced the writing of one of the most famous.

Lincoln County Kentucky Abstracts of Wills and Deeds. Lincoln County, Stanford Court House (Copied by Mrs. Joseph Beard, Sr.) Source: "Kentucky pioneer and court records", Lexington, Ky.

by Mrs. H.K. McAdams,   Garry Wills is an Emeritus Professor of History at Northwestern University. Born in Atlanta inhe has taught widely throughout the United States. A prolific writer and scholar, Wills is the author of more than twenty books, including the Pulitzer Prize-winning "Lincoln at Gettysburg, Papal Sin," and "What Jesus Meant."4/5(8).

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Early Lincoln wills: an abstract of all the wills & administrations recorded in the Episcopal registers of the old diocese of Lincoln: comprising the counties of Lincoln, Rutland, Northampton, Huntington, Bedford, Buckingham, Oxford, Leicester, and Hertford, by Church of England.

Diocese of Lincoln; Gibbons, Alfred WPages:   Lincoln at Gettysburg: The Words that Remade America Study Guide consists of approx. 46 pages of summaries and analysis on Lincoln at Gettysburg by Garry Wills. This study guide includes the following sections: Plot Summary, Chapter Summaries & Analysis, Characters, Objects/Places, Themes, Style, Quotes, and Topics for : Bookrags.

Lincoln Wills, LRS89 by David Hickman,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.5/5(1). Originals are kept by the county clerk of Jefferson County and are entitled 'Land Entry Book No.

A.' Lincoln County records are at the Kentucky Land Office in Frankfort. and state land office entries as well as first deeds, wills, and powers of attorney (relative to land) that were filed with the clerk of the court of appeals at Frankfort.

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Wills demonstrates that at Gettysburg Lincoln embraced the roots of American democracy by returning to the Declaration of Independence and championing its statement on equality as an ideal too.However, Lincoln apparently produced the final written version in a second-floor bedroom of the Wills house, shown at the far right.

Once the cemetery dedication was over, the Marine Band and other members of the military escorted Lincoln back to the center of town. After dinner at the Wills house, Lincoln greeted guests in an informal reception.