Your letter of the 16th is just received. I will place your name on my book, and send you such documents as you desire, when I can get them. The entire war correspondence is in course of printing, and will be the best electioneering document, when completed. I will then send you a copy of it.
You ask how Turner  stands. I answer, moderate---fair---about an average of new members.
I have procured a couple of copies of Stewart's  speech and sent you, and he and I join cordially in the hope, that your hope of McLean's nomination may be disappointed---not that we wish you disappointed in the abstract, nor that we have anything against Judge McLean; but because we are entirely sure he is not ``a winning card.'' Your sincere friend, A. LINCOLN.