[9]   The five preceding paragraphs composing this digression were deleted by Lincoln in the debates scrapbook. The bias of the Times reporter is obvious, but it may be well to note that the episode appears in the Press and Tribune as follows:

``MR. LINCOLN---Let the Judge add that Lincoln went along with them.

``JUDGE DOUGLAS.---Mr. Lincoln says let him add that he went along with them to the Senate Chamber. I will not add that for I do not know it.

``MR. LINCOLN.---I do know it.

``JUDGE DOUGLAS.---But whether he knows or not my point is this, and I will yet bring him to his milk on this point.''

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