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    COPYRIGHT   Table of Contents     PREFACE.

Keckley, Elizabeth
Behind the Scenes

- CONTENTS.

CONTENTS.

PAGE

Preface ... 11

CHAPTER I.

Where I was born ... 17

CHAPTER II.

Girlhood and its Sorrows ... 31

CHAPTER III.

How I gained my Freedom ... 43

CHAPTER IV.

In the Family of Senator Jefferson Davis ... 63

CHAPTER V.

My Introduction to Mrs. Lincoln ... 76

CHAPTER VI.

Willie Lincoln's Death-bed ... 91

CHAPTER VII.

Washington in 1862-3 ... 111

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CHAPTER VIII.

Candid Opinions ... 127

CHAPTER IX.

Behind the Scenes ... 139

CHAPTER X.

The Second Inauguration ... 156

CHAPTER XI.

The Assassination of President Lincoln ... 178

CHAPTER XII.

Mrs. Lincoln leaves the White House ... 201

CHAPTER XIII.

The Origin of the Rivalry between Mr. Douglas and Mr.
Lincoln ... 228

CHAPTER XIV.

Old Friends ... 238

CHAPTER XV.

The Secret History of Mrs. Lincoln's Wardrobe in New
York ... 267

Appendix-Letters from Mrs. Lincoln to Mrs. Keckley ... 332


    COPYRIGHT   Table of Contents     PREFACE.