Henry Whitney, Life on the Circuit With Lincoln, 1st ed.


A Fellow Circuit Attorney Talks About the Experience

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Henry Whitney’s Life on the Circuit with Lincoln is an intimate, convincing portrait of Lincoln’s life as a circuit lawyer, written by a fellow attorney.

From 1854 until 1860 Whitney traveled the 8th Judicial Circuit of Illinois with Lincoln, sometimes associating with him in cases; he also served as a useful political factotum, especially in the 1858 contest against Stephen Douglas.

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Whitney, Henry C. LIFE ON THE CIRCUIT WITH LINCOLN. Caldwell, Idaho: 1940. 1st thus; 530p., ft., plates, facsimiles. [Monaghan 1112; Howes W-386]