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Books about Lincoln's Legal Career

  • Bannister, Dan W. Lincoln and the Illinois Supreme Court. Springfield, Illinois, 1994.

  • Billings, Roger and Williams, Frank J., editors. Abraham Lincoln, Esq.: The Legal Career of America's Greatest President. University Press of Kentucky, 2010.

  • Carnahan, Burrus. Act of Justice: Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation and the Law of War. Unversity Press of Kentucky, 2007.

  • Dirck, Brian. Lincoln the Lawyer. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2007.

  • Donald, David Herbert. Lincoln's Herndon. DaCapo, 1989.

  • Duff, John J. A. Lincoln, Prairie Lawyer. New York: Rinehart & Co., 1960.

  • Fraker, Guy C. Lincoln's Ladder to the Presidency: The Eighth Judicial Circuit. Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 2012.

  • Frank, John P. Lincoln as a Lawyer. Americana House, 1991.

  • Hill, Frederick T. Lincoln the Lawyer. Fred B. Rothman & Co., 1986.

  • Lincoln, Abraham. The Papers of Abraham Lincoln: Legal Documents and Cases. University of Virginia Press, 2008.

  • Matthews, Elizabeth W. Lincoln as a Lawyer: An Annotated Bibliography. Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 1991.

  • McGinty, Brian. Lincoln's Greatest Case: The River, The Bridge and the Making of America. Liveright, 2015.

  • Simon, James F. Lincoln and Chief Justice Taney: Slavery, Secession, and the President's War Powers. Simon & Schuster, 2006.

  • Spiegel, Allen D. A. Lincoln, Esquire: A Shrewd, Sophisticated Lawyer in His Time. Mercer University Press, April 2002.

  • Steiner, Mark E. An Honest Calling: The Law Practice of Abraham Lincoln. DeKalb: Northern Illinois University Press, 2006.

  • Stowell, Daniel W. In Tender Consideration: Women, Families, and the Law in Abraham Lincoln's Illinois. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2002.

  • Stowell, Daniel W., editor. Papers of Abraham Lincoln: Legal Documents and Cases. University of Virginia Press, 2007.

  • Townsend, William H. Lincoln the Litigant. Lawbook Exchange, 2000.

  • Walsh, John Evangelist. Moonlight: Abraham Lincoln and the Almanac Trial. St. Martin's Press, 2000.

  • Whitney, Henry C. Life on the Circuit with Lincoln. Caldwell, Idaho: The Caxton Printers, Ltd., 1940.

  • Whitney, Henry C. Life on the Circuit with Lincoln. Lawbook Exchange, 2001 reissue.

  • Woldman, Albert A. Lawyer Lincoln. Boston and New York: Little, Brown, and Co., 1937.

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