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Trial of Abraham Lincoln
PamphletGeorge Hambrecht bookplate

Trial of Abraham Lincoln by the Great Statesman of the Republic – Pamphlet

After Converting to Spiritualism, 
Lincoln Has A Conversation With
the Departed Spirits of the Revolution

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TRIAL OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN BY THE GREAT STATESMEN OF THE REPUBLIC.  A COUNCIL OF THE PAST ON THE TYRANNY OF THE PRESENT….  New York 1863. 29p.; printed wraps.  [M252]. 

This was originally published in a Catholic family paper, Metropolitan Record, edited by John Mullaly. To discredit the administration, quotations by Lincoln are used against him, in a “trial” using a jury of quotations from Henry Clay, John Hancock, Alexander Hamilton, Andrew Jackson, Elbridge Gerry, and others. 

Bearing a Private Library label from George P. Hambrecht (1841-1943). Hambrecht, according to the Madison Capital Times, had the sixth largest Lincoln library in the nation; topping out at 1,500 volumes. He was the first head of the Wisconsin Lincoln Fellowship. A practicing attorney, he was a life-long Wisconsin resident. His collection resides at the Wisconsin Historical Society. In self-folding protective boards.