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

Annotation

[1]   Debates Scrapbook, ORB. The debates scrapbook which Lincoln prepared (see Speech at Springfield, Illinois, June 16, 1858, n. 1, supra) uses the text of the Chicago Daily Democrat, July 13, 1858. Lincoln's additions and corrections are indicated by footnotes. In addition the text of the Chicago Daily Press and Tribune, July 12, 1858, has been collated, with important variations indicated in footnotes. All brackets are in the source.

[2]   Prefatory statement written by Lincoln in the debates scrapbook. Douglas had spoken the preceding day; Lincoln was present.

[3]   ``Altogether'' deleted by Lincoln.

[4]   ``Occupies'' corrected by Lincoln to ``occupying.''

[5]   ``That in case'' corrected by Lincoln to ``in that case.''

[6]   ``Is'' inserted by Lincoln.

[7]   ``Is'' inserted by Lincoln.

[8]   ``The'' corrected by Lincoln to ``my.''

[9]   ``New'' is probably correct, as in Tribune.

[10]   ``Next'' is probably correct, as in Tribune.

[11]   ``Those things'' in Tribune.

[12]   ``The Judge'' in Tribune.

[13]   ``That'' omitted in Tribune, probably correctly.

[14]   ``Buy'' in Tribune, probably incorrect.

[15]   Tribune has an additional clause as follows: ``---who will believe, if it ceases to spread, that it is in course of ultimate extinction.''

[16]   Tribune has ``understand.''

[17]   ``It'' in Tribune.

[18]   ``May not'' in Tribune.

[19]   ``Traces that tend'' in Tribune.