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The Resource Abraham Lincoln, Esq. : the legal career of America's greatest president, edited by Roger Billings and Frank J. Williams

Abraham Lincoln, Esq. : the legal career of America's greatest president, edited by Roger Billings and Frank J. Williams

Label
Abraham Lincoln, Esq. : the legal career of America's greatest president
Title
Abraham Lincoln, Esq.
Title remainder
the legal career of America's greatest president
Statement of responsibility
edited by Roger Billings and Frank J. Williams
Title variation
Abraham Lincoln, Esquire
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
As our nation's most beloved and recognizable president, Abraham Lincoln is best known for the Emancipation Proclamation and for guiding our country through the Civil War. But before he took the oath of office, Lincoln practiced law for nearly twenty-five years in the Illinois courts. Abraham Lincoln, Esq.: The Legal Career of America's Greatest President examines Lincoln's law practice and the effect it had on his presidency and the country
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
973.7092
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
E457.2
LC item number
.A1447 2010eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Billings, Roger D
  • Williams, Frank J
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Lincoln, Abraham
  • Lincoln, Abraham
  • Lawyers
  • Presidents
  • Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
  • History
  • HISTORY
  • HISTORY
  • Law
  • Lawyers
  • Presidents
  • Illinois
  • United States
Label
Abraham Lincoln, Esq. : the legal career of America's greatest president, edited by Roger Billings and Frank J. Williams
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. 1. Evaluating Lincoln's career. Reassessing Lincoln's legal career / Harold Holzer -- Lincoln's lessons for lawyers / Frank J. Williams -- Does lawyer Lincoln matter? / Mark E. Steiner -- A. Lincoln, respectable "prairie lawyer" / Brian Dirck -- pt. 2. The Illinois years. A. Lincoln, debtor-creditor lawyer / Roger Billings -- The power of Lincoln's legal words / John A. Lupton -- Competence, diligence, and getting paid : Lincoln's lessons for today's ethical lawyer / William T. Ellis and Billie J. Ellis Jr. -- Lincoln's legal ethics : the client correspondence / Roger Billings -- Lincoln and the Kentuckians : placing Lincoln in context with lawyers and clients from his native state / Christopher A. Schnell -- pt. 3. The Washington years. Abraham Lincoln as practical constitutional lawyer / Mackubin Thomas Owens -- President Lincoln : the international lawyer / William D. Pederson
Control code
ocn703155213
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (263 pages, [16] pages of plates)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813136530
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
9786612976100
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
  • 297610
  • 22573/ctt2hgfzf
  • E6D0F87E-B8DA-4DCE-94F9-8E9DA11B6817
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o703155213
  • (OCoLC)703155213
Label
Abraham Lincoln, Esq. : the legal career of America's greatest president, edited by Roger Billings and Frank J. Williams
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. 1. Evaluating Lincoln's career. Reassessing Lincoln's legal career / Harold Holzer -- Lincoln's lessons for lawyers / Frank J. Williams -- Does lawyer Lincoln matter? / Mark E. Steiner -- A. Lincoln, respectable "prairie lawyer" / Brian Dirck -- pt. 2. The Illinois years. A. Lincoln, debtor-creditor lawyer / Roger Billings -- The power of Lincoln's legal words / John A. Lupton -- Competence, diligence, and getting paid : Lincoln's lessons for today's ethical lawyer / William T. Ellis and Billie J. Ellis Jr. -- Lincoln's legal ethics : the client correspondence / Roger Billings -- Lincoln and the Kentuckians : placing Lincoln in context with lawyers and clients from his native state / Christopher A. Schnell -- pt. 3. The Washington years. Abraham Lincoln as practical constitutional lawyer / Mackubin Thomas Owens -- President Lincoln : the international lawyer / William D. Pederson
Control code
ocn703155213
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (263 pages, [16] pages of plates)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813136530
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
9786612976100
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
  • 297610
  • 22573/ctt2hgfzf
  • E6D0F87E-B8DA-4DCE-94F9-8E9DA11B6817
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o703155213
  • (OCoLC)703155213

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