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By Roger Billings,Frank J. Williams

As our nation's so much loved and recognizable president, Abraham Lincoln is healthier recognized for the Emancipation Proclamation and for steering our state during the Civil battle. yet prior to he took the oath of place of work, Lincoln practiced legislation for almost twenty-five years within the Illinois courts. Abraham Lincoln, Esq.: The felony occupation of America's maximum President examines Lincoln's legislation perform and the influence it had on his presidency and the rustic.

Editors Roger Billings and Frank J. Williams, in addition to a awesome record of individuals, examine Lincoln's profession as a general-practice legal professional, taking a look either at his paintings in Illinois and on the time he spent in Washington. each one bankruptcy bargains an expansive examine Lincoln's felony brain and covers different issues comparable to Lincoln's felony writing, ethics, the structure, and foreign legislations. Abraham Lincoln, Esq. emphasizes this usually ignored interval in Lincoln's profession and sheds mild on Lincoln's lifestyles ahead of he grew to become our 16th president.

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