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Jason Emerson is an independent historian from upstate New York. He is the author of The Madness of Mary Lincoln (2007; Illinois State Historical Society book of the year) and Lincoln the Inventor (2009) and is the editor of The Dark Days of Abraham Lincoln’s Widow, as Revealed by Her Own Letters, by Myra Helmer Pritchard (2011). He has worked as a U.S. National Park Service ranger at the Lincoln Home National Historic Site, the Gettysburg National Military Park, and the Jefferson National Expansion Memorial and as a professional journalist and freelance writer. His articles and book reviews have appeared in numerous popular magazines and academic journals. ...


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  • Lawyers -- United States -- Biography.
  • Lincoln, Robert Todd, 1843-1926.
  • Children of presidents -- United States -- Biography.
  • Ambassadors -- United States -- Biography.
  • United States -- Politics and government -- 1865-1933.
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