Trials of Mrs. Lincoln

Samuel Agnew Schreiner, Jr., Author Plume Books $11.95 (0p) ISBN 978-1-55611-242-3
Based on family documents, this account tells how the President'scap P when referring to specific U.S. president. aa widow was judged insane by a jury in an action brought by her son, Robert; after her release from a mental institution, she spent her final years of obscurity in Europe. ``The author sees Mrs. Lincoln as a much-maligned woman whose eccentric and reclusive behavior rendered her a burden to her spoiled son and an embarrassment to those preserving Lincoln's memory,'' said PW. (Apr.)
Reviewed on: 04/01/1991
Release date: 04/01/1991
Paperback - 333 pages - 978-0-8032-9325-0
Paperback - 285 pages - 978-1-55611-009-2
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