Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln. Volume 8.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865.

Annotation

[1]   LS, DNA RG 233, House Executive Document No. 20. Stanton's letter of January 5 and accompanying report were printed in Thirty-eight Congress, Second Session, House Executive Document No. 20, in spite of Stanton's opinion that ``As the discourse with Howell Cobb on the subject of the existing contest was improper, it is believed that its publication would also be improper.''