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Post by icequeen » December 9th, 2017, 7:31 pm

Abraham Lincoln: A History Volume 9 by John Hay (1835 - 1905) and John George Nicolay (1832-1901).


This project is now complete! All audio files can be found on our catalog page: https://librivox.org/abraham-lincoln-a-history-volume-9-by-john-hay/

Abraham Lincoln: A History is an 1890 ten-volume account of the life and times of Abraham Lincoln, written by John Nicolay and John Hay, who were his personal secretaries during the American Civil War. Volume 9 chronicles Lincoln's life from 1863 to . (Summary adapted from wikipedia by Ann Boulais)
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      This paragraph is temporary and will be replaced by the MC with the list of sections and reader (Magic Window) once this project is in the admin system.

      [list]
      [*] Project Code: vxaJ4bdW

      [*]Link to author on Wikipedia (if available): (John Hay) : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Hay

      [*]Link to author on Wikipedia (if available): ( John George Nicolay) : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_George_Nicolay
      [*]Link to title on Wikipedia (if available): https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Abraham_Lincoln:_A_History
      [*]Number of sections (files) this project will have: 20
      [*]Does the project have an introduction or preface [y/n]: No
      [*]Original publication date (if known): 1890
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    Genres for the project: *Non-fiction/Biography & Autobiography

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Post by MaryAnnSpiegel » December 9th, 2017, 7:57 pm

May I read 1, 19-20 ?
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Post by icequeen » December 9th, 2017, 8:01 pm

MaryAnnSpiegel wrote:May I read 1, 19-20 ?
MaryAnn

Of course! Thanks MaryAnn!
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Post by OwenCook » December 9th, 2017, 8:25 pm

I'd like to claim 13 and 14, if I might. Three cheers for Sheridan!

~~Owen

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Post by icequeen » December 9th, 2017, 9:06 pm

OwenCook wrote:I'd like to claim 13 and 14, if I might. Three cheers for Sheridan!

~~Owen

Chapters 3 and 14 are yours! Thanks Owen!
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Post by neecheelok70 » December 10th, 2017, 10:10 am

May I start with 2-6? Jim

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Post by icequeen » December 10th, 2017, 5:57 pm

neecheelok70 wrote:May I start with 2-6? Jim

Of course! Thanks Jim!
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Post by MaryAnnSpiegel » December 10th, 2017, 7:47 pm

Ann,

May I also claim 10? Just because I've already got Chattahoochee, so I might as well take Mobeal as well, as two of the funnest place names to pronounce in this volume!

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Post by aerikbjornsson » December 10th, 2017, 9:43 pm

I'll take 15-18!
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Post by icequeen » December 11th, 2017, 3:17 pm

MaryAnnSpiegel wrote:Ann,

May I also claim 10? Just because I've already got Chattahoochee, so I might as well take Mobeal as well, as two of the funnest place names to pronounce in this volume!

MaryAnn

Sure! :D
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Post by icequeen » December 11th, 2017, 3:18 pm

aerikbjornsson wrote:I'll take 15-18!

Sections 15-18 are yours, thank you!
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Post by icequeen » December 11th, 2017, 3:20 pm

Moving on to Readers Wanted, even though we don't have much open space left! Such problems I have! :9:
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Post by Ciufi » December 12th, 2017, 12:27 pm

I'd like to claim chapters 8 and 9, please.

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Post by icequeen » December 12th, 2017, 1:19 pm

Ciufi wrote:I'd like to claim chapters 8 and 9, please.

Chapters 8 and 9 are yours! Thanks Ciufi!
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