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

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[1]   Hertz, II, 690. Friedrich Karl Franz Hecker was an exiled German revolutionist, citizen of St. Clair County, Illinois, and a leader among the German Republicans of the state.

[2]   Hecker's home burned August 12, 1856, while he was addressing a Fremont meeting.