Bray has studied Lincoln for years. His 2005 book, Peter Cartwright, Legendary Frontier Preacher, explored the dynamic relationship between Illinois Wesleyan founder Cartwright and Lincoln, who were political rivals for the House of Representatives in 1846.
"Bray’s Lincoln studies reveal the literary background of a legend,"
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