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

Annotation

[1]   ALS-P, ISLA.

[2]   Archibald Williams, who was also a candidate for congress and like Yates was to be defeated in spite of Lincoln's efforts.

[3]   Yates sent Lincoln's letter to Isaac N. Arnold on June 17, 1869, with the following comment: ``The matter suggested within was not attended to and it so happened that I lost my elec. . . .I was beaten only two hundred votes over one half of which would have voted for me but for a false and sworn to statement that I had been seen in a Know Nothing Lodge.''

[4]   The enclosure has not been located.