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Lincoln at Home: Two Glimpses of Abrahams Lincoln's Family Lifeby Donald, David Herbert
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books
Issue: Winter 2001
In this essay by David Herbert Donald, Abraham Lincoln and his family are portrayed as devoted to one another, amidst demands of public life that Mary Todd Lincoln termed a "hideous nightmare." Correspondence---sometimes affectionate, sometimes practical---between the Lincolns and their children is appended.