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

Annotation

[1]   ALS, PHi.

[2]   Lincoln misspells the name.

[3]   See letter of April 18, 1846, supra.

[4]   Johnston published these stanzas anonymously in the Quincy Whig, May 5, 1847. See letter of February 25, 1847, infra.

[5]   This stanza, apparently written for this letter only, does not appear in the manuscript containing both cantos (supra, February 25?, 1846).