Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln. Volume 1.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865.

Annotation

[1]   Quincy Whig, December 12, 1840. These remarks occurred during the debate on Lincoln's resolution (vide supra), which John A. McClernand of Gallatin County moved to strike out and replace with a somewhat different resolution.

[2]   One of several instances of election fraud narrated by McClernand concerned a steamboat which plied up and down the Wabash voting a large number of people at various towns.