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


[1]   ALS, IHi.

[2]   Both the Douglas Democrats and the Buchanan Democrats held conventions at Springfield on April 21.

[3]   Lincoln wrote ``the.'' Another hand has changed the word to ``these.''

[4]   Charles L. Wilson, publisher of the Chicago Daily Journal.

[5]   Charles H. Ray, editor of the Chicago Tribune and Republican state chairman, wrote to Washburne, May 2, 1858, explaining that the trouble came out of Wilson's showing a letter of Washburne's to Samuel L. Baker of Chicago, ``. . . a d---d stupid ass, who went to Wentworth who then wrote to Lincoln.'' (DLC-Washburne Papers)