This Rare Photograph Shows Abraham Lincoln Delivering His First Inaugural Address — TIME

You probably can’t see him, but Abraham Lincoln is there, under that portico in the picture above, delivering his first inaugural address—the famous speech in which he attempted to address the ever-more-urgent matter of slavery and exhorted the people of the United States to remember that the “mystic chords of memory” could still “swell the…

via This Rare Photograph Shows Abraham Lincoln Delivering His First Inaugural Address — TIME

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