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Lincoln's Biography

Boyhood and Migration, 1815-1830:
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Birkbeck, Morris [1818], Letters from Illinois (Philadelphia: M. Carey and Son) Permission: Northern Illinois University.

Birkbeck, Morris [1818], Notes on a Journey in America (London: Severn and Co.) Permission: Northern Illinois University.

Faux, W. [1823], Memorable Days in America: Being a Journal of a Tour to United States, Principally Undertaken to Ascertain, by Positive Evidence, the Condition and Probable Prospects of British Emigrants; Including Accounts of Mr. Birkbeck's Settlement in the Illinois: and Intended to Shew Men and Things as They Are in America. (W. Simkin and R. Marshall) Permission: Northern Illinois University.

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