Lincoln the inventor / Jason Emerson.
Author: Emerson, Jason, 1975-
Publisher: Carbondale : Southern Illinois University Press, c2009.
ISBN: 9780809328970 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0809328976 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780809328987 (cloth : alk. paper)
0809328984 (cloth : alk. paper)
Description: xv, 111 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
Subject: Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865.
Presidents United States Biography.
Inventors United States Biography.
River boats Patents History 19th century.
Contents: Abraham Lincoln's mechanical mind -- Lincoln's lecture on discoveries and inventions : the unknown draft -- Appendix 1 : patent no. 6.469, May 22, 1849, Buoying vessels over shoals, Abraham Lincoln, of Springfield, Illinois -- Appendix 2 : Lincoln's first and second lectures on discoveries and inventions.