The boyhood of Abraham Lincoln / by J. Rogers Gore ; from the spoken narratives of Austin Gollaher ; illustrated from photographs
344 pages
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The boyhood of Abraham Lincoln / by J. Rogers Gore ; from the spoken narratives of Austin Gollaher ; illustrated from photographs

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THE BOYHOOD OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN The old Stone House where Abe and Austin often stopped on their way to and from the Hodgen Mill THE BOYHOOD OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN By J. ROGERS GORE FROM THE SPOKEN NARRATIVES OF AUSTIN GOLLAHER Illustratedyrom Photographs INDIANAPOLIS THE COMPANYBOBBS-MERRILL PUBLISHERS ^s-^ COFYBIOBT 1931 BoBBS-McaaiLL CompanyThb States of AmericaPrinted in the Vnited orPRESS BRAUNWORTH & CO. BOOK MANUFACTURERS BROOKLYN, N. Y. ^^21ISm PREFACE The following stories about the boy Abra- ham Lincoln were given to me at intervals, during a period of four or five years, by Austin GoUaher, who spent all his life among the hills of LaRue County, Ken- tucky, having been born in that county in the year 1806, and having died there on Feb- ruary 22, 1898. when onTwenty-five years ago, I was TheLaRue County Heraldj a weekly news- Kentucky,paper published at Hodgenville, the town of my birth and upbringing, I visiting the homefound much pleasure in Gollaher, and drawing from himof Mr. these tales of the days when he and Lin- coln, children of the -wilderness, played in the woods, and along Knob Creek, upon the banks of which the boy Austin Gollaher lived when the Lincolns from Cavemoved Spring Farm to the Knob Creek hills. Mr. Gollaher was unschooled, but he pos- PREFACE intellect, and talked interest-sessed a keen ingly and intelligently of his and Lincoln's County. In answer tochildhood in LaRue my questions Mr.

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THE BOYHOOD OF
ABRAHAM LINCOLNThe old Stone House where Abe and Austin often stopped
on their way to and from the Hodgen Mill