Back to top

Abraham Lincoln speaks to New Hampshire Republicans at Exeter

Abraham Lincoln, June 3, 1860, detail
03/03/1860
Abraham Lincoln, on a speaking tour of New England following his Cooper Union speech, met with his son Robert Todd Lincoln, then attending Phillips Academy, and gave a speech to Exeter, New Hampshire Republicans in the evening.  He spent all of the next day with his son and his classmates and attended services in the Academy chapel. Robert was in his last year at Phillips and in September entered Harvard. (By John Osborne)
Source Citation: 
Percy C. Eggleston, Lincoln in New England (New York: Steward, Warren & Co., 1922), 8. 

Tabs

How to Cite This Page: "Abraham Lincoln speaks to New Hampshire Republicans at Exeter," House Divided: The Civil War Research Engine at Dickinson College, http://hd.housedivided.dickinson.edu/node/31568.