Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln. Volume 3.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865.

Annotation

[1]   Debates Scrapbook, ac. As in the preceding debates, the editors have retained cheering and interruptions deleted by Lincoln. Lincoln's insertions and corrections are indicated in footnotes. Typographical errors not corrected in the scrapbook have been corrected by the editors. All bracketed passages in this debate are in the source.

[2]   Lincoln's prefatory note in the debates scrapbook.

[3]   Representatives William S. Groesbeck, George H. Pendleton, and Samuel S. Cox.

[4]   Representatives Jehu G. Jones and Owen Jones.

[5]   James W. Singleton of Brown County, Illinois, a Whig turned Democrat.

[6]   Changed by Lincoln from ``husband's body was brought home with the pockets full of eels'' to ``husband was brought home with his body full of eels.''

[7]   ``Last'' inserted by Lincoln.

[8]   Changed by Lincoln from ``Both Lanphier and Harris are just as crazy now'' to ``He, Lanphier and Harris are just as cozy now.''

[9]   ``The treaties'' corrected by Lincoln to ``treaties made.''

[10]   ``Comprised'' corrected by Lincoln to ``compressed.''

[11]   ``What is affirmed in the Constitution'' corrected by Lincoln to ``What is it to be `affirmed' in the Constitution?''

[12]   ``Affirmen'' corrected by Lincoln to ``affirmed.''

[13]   ``Backing'' corrected by Lincoln to ``breaking.''

[14]   ``Blotting'' corrected by Lincoln to ``blowing.''