|Title||Gentle Ann, a tale of the Sangamon|
The love story in verse of Abraham Lincoln and Ann Rutledge.
Gentle Ann, A Tale of The Sangamon,3 by Myrtle McNamar, is the story of Lincoln and Ann Rutledge in verse.
The author is related by marriage to John McNamar, whom Lincoln is said to have supplanted in Ann Rutledge's affection. The poem follows the Herndon version of the romance. (In the light of Mr. Monaghan's article in this issue of the Quarterly, can one any longer say "alleged romance"?) Abraham Lincoln: Selections from his Writings4 is a collection of excerpts from Lincoln's writings, chosen for their appeal to left-wing readers. Included are accounts of interviews with Lincoln by Frederick Douglass and Rabbi Isaac M. Wise, and a letter of congratulation, written by Karl Marx, from the International Workingmen's Association to Lincoln. The editor, Philip S. Foner, contributes a well informed, perceptive introduction.
Rutledge, Ann, -1835.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865--Poetry.
|Published Place||New York, N.Y.|
|Physical Description||8 x 5 in|