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Lincoln"s beard

Photostat reproductions of correspondence between Abraham Lincoln and Grace Bedell
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Lincolniana Publishers , Fort Wayne, Ind
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StatementBy Lincoln National Life Foundation
ContributionsBillings, Grace Bedell, 1850-1936, Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
The Physical Object
Pagination[5] p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25009937M
OCLC/WorldCa16954658

It was the fall of Abraham Lincoln was Lincolns beard book Republican nominee for president of the United States. Election Day was less than a month away. Lincoln, a lifelong beardless man, received a letter written by Grace Bedell, an year-old girl from Westfield, New York.

Written October 15th,the letter urged him to grow a beard. We all know what cemented President Lincoln’s place in history, his Presidency during the Civil War, his views on slavery and his assassination by Southern sympathizer John Wilkes Booth in April of but what often gets lost in history is the Baltimore plot against his life and how it was stopped because of an odd series of events that Brad Meltzer brings to life in The Lincoln Conspiracy.

The book /5(9). Students learn about how a girl named Grace convinced Abraham Lincoln to grow a beard and read a chart of American symbols that celebrate Lincoln.

Students learn about how a girl named Grace convinced Abraham Lincoln to grow a beard and read a chart of American symbols that celebrate Lincoln. Toggle navigation. Abraham Lincoln,Library of Congress The story of Abraham Lincoln’s beard is a sweet one.

Ina young girl named Grace Bedell wrote to the then–presidential candidate, advising him to grow Lincolns beard book beard to aid his campaign and his appearance. “I am a little girl only 11 years old, but want you should be President of the United States very much so I hope you wont think me.

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Informational (nonfiction), words, Level Q (Grade 3), Lexile L. Eleven-year-old Grace Bedell changed history when she wrote a letter to Abraham Lincoln with a simple suggestion: to grow a beard. Lincoln responded to her letter and soon after began to grow into his signature look.

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We would like to show you a description here but the site won’t allow more. While we moderns presume to call Lincoln’s facial hair a beard—“the most famous beard in the history of the world,” according to The New York Times’ Adam Goodheart—Civil War-era Americans would have recognized the president-elect’s facial hair for what it was: a fine set of whiskers.

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Library of CongressAbraham Lincoln, Nov. 25,photographed in Chicago by Samuel G. Alschuler. It is probably the most famous face, and certainly the most famous beard, in the history of the world. There are more portraits of it in existence than of any other face.

Abraham Lincoln is undoubtedly one of the most easily recognizable people in U.S. history. His height (6’4”), stovepipe hat, and beard. Abraham Lincoln was the first President of the United States to wear a beard.

What gave him the idea was a letter he received from Grace Bedell, an eleven-year-old girl from Westfield New York. “Dear Sir,” she wrote, “ if you will let your whiskers grow I.

Lincoln's Whiskers. Abraham Lincoln was the first president of the United States to wear a beard.

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Letter to Grace Bedell As you read this letter, it's easy to imagine a smile on Abraham Lincoln's face as he wrote it. It's a reply to an year-old Westfield, New York girl who wrote to suggest that he grow a a beard to improve his Presidential prospects. See posts, photos and more on Facebook.Inyear-old Grace Bedell wrote Abraham Lincoln a letter to suggest that growing a beard might help him win the presidential : Pamela Engel.Get this from a library!

Abe Lincoln's beard. [Jan Wahl; Fernando Krahn; Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State University. Libraries)] -- Brief captions to illustrations in the style of a photo album introduce the most important events in the life of Abe Lincoln up to the time he grew his beard.