Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln. Volume 2.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865.

Annotation

[1]   NH, 180-82, and Illinois State Journal, October 30, 1883, copying the Chattanooga Times. The newspaper text is not identical with that in the Works. Major variations in the Journal are inserted in brackets in the Works text. The original letter has not been located.

[2]   John H. Crozier, congressman from Tennessee.