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

Annotation

[1]   ALS, IHi. Writing shortly after the first of the year, Lincoln misdated the month.

[2]   Charles H. Ray, who later became editor of the Chicago Tribune.

[3]   Dr. Daniel H. Whitney of Boone County, Illinois.

[4]   A special election held to fill the vacancy in the legislature caused by Lincoln's resignation (see letter to Matheny, November 25, 1854, supra). Norman M. Broadwell was the defeated candidate.