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

To James Speed [2]

February 28, 1865

Of course it is not proper for me to indulge my personal feelings exclusively in this matter, but I am very partial to Mr. Root.

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Annotation

[1]   Anderson Galleries Catalog 1214, March 29, 1916, No. 703. According to the catalog description, this is part of the text of an autograph letter concerning ``J. M. Root'' for district attorney in Ohio. Thomas M. Root is listed as U.S. attorney for the Northern District of Ohio in the U.S. Official Register, 1865.