A Vehement Defense

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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Historical Fiction  |  House: church mouse productions


Abraham Lincoln owes his stepmother, Sara Bush Lincoln, a favor or two: so — when he receives a letter from her asking that he act in the defense of a young man accused of murder in Kentucky — he
undertakes the journey, only to find a trial much more complex, and more memorable, than he could have imagined. This is the story as he, himself, recalls it.

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Mr Heine

Submitted: July 01, 2018

If the Holy Scriptures are to be believed, it once rained upon the Earth continuously for a period of forty days and forty nights, as N... Read Chapter

The Narrative of Jakob Heine: April 14, 1857

Submitted: July 02, 2018

According to established routine, the servants were the earliest risers in the compound occupied by Hosea Bitterwood and his family: so... Read Chapter

Mr Heine's Closing Statement

Submitted: July 03, 2018

For the remainder of his presentation, Jakob Heine made use of several pieces of bread: arranging them on the clean, starched tableclot... Read Chapter

A Retainer

Submitted: July 04, 2018

After another hour of candid discussion I considered myself well recompensed for my decision to help pull Gunter out of that mud hole, ... Read Chapter

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