[Philadelphia?]: [Manuel Kean], 1973.
Ring bound. Ring bound. Approx. 11.5" x 10". Various addresses separated by thick paper board. All material is copied type script on the front sides of the paper. First speech is titled "The Intellectual Lincoln - A Preliminary Assessment. Address Read Before the Lincoln-Civil War Society, February 10, 1973". It is 10 pages long and signed Manuel Kean at the end. Second address is 7 pages and titled "First Lecture on Discoveries and Inventions [April 6, 1858]. [Source material taken from "Basler, Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln, 1953, ii, pp. 437-42]. Third address is 8 pages and titled "Second Lecture on Discoveries and Inventions [February 11, 1859] (Basler: pages 356-63). Following this address are copies of typed letters to William M. Morris and Thomas J. Picket (Basler - page 374 and page 377). Fourth address is 12 pages: "Address Before The Wisconsin State Agricultural Society, Milwaukee, Wisconsin September 30, 1859" (Basler: pages 471-82). Following the fourth address is a half page, two paragraph long narrative of Lincoln's sons taken from Ruth Painter Randall Lincoln's Sons, 1955. This is followed by a typed forward presenting the 19th Lincoln Bronze Plaque Award to Manuel Kean. This presentation provides a few of Kean's accomplishments. The fifth and last address is a revision of the first address and is a a couple of paragraphs shorter than the first copy. Manuel Kean was an archivist for the Civil War Times Illustrated and American History Illustrated. Very good. Item #23518