NOTES OF AN ARGUMENT.
December [?], 1858.
Legislation and adjudication must follow and conform
to the progress of society.
The progress of society now begins to produce cases...
Sixteenth president of the United States and president during the Civil War, Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865) was immortalized by his Emancipation Proclamation, his Gettysburg Address, and two outstanding ...
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