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

Annotation

[1]   ALS, IHi

[2]   William Butler. Hardin had been nominated the Whig candidate for congress in the Seventh District by the convention at Pekin on May 1.

[3]   At Jacksonville, on October 6, Morgan County Whigs paid the election bet at a barbecue. Sangamon County gave Hardin a majority twice as large as his majority in Morgan County.

[4]   See ``Address to the People of Illinois,'' March 4, 1843.

[5]   Lincoln refers to the cavalry broadswords which were to have been used in his duel with Shields. See ``Memorandum,'' September 19, 1842, supra.