Celebrate the Sesquincentennial of Lincoln’s Inauguration
The 150th Anniversay of Abraham Lincoln’s first inauguration is Friday, March 4. If you want to know more about Lincoln the lawyer, our collection has many works about the life of Abraham Lincoln, his law practice, and its impact on his presidency. For example, Abraham Lincoln, Esq: The Legal Career of America’s Greatest President, by Robert Billing and Frank J. Williams, examines the impact that his law practice had on his Presidency. A. Lincoln, Esquire: Shrewd, Sophisticated Litigator, by Allen D. Spiegel, uses recently discovered trial documents to relate his cases. Olders works that are available as reprints include Abraham Lincoln, the Lawyer-Statesman, by John T. Richards.