Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln. Volume 8.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865.
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Endorsement [3]

poem---I like this

Annotation

[1]   Herndon, II, 321. According to Herndon, Lincoln's endorsement was written on an envelope containing a copy of Charles Mackay's poem ``The Enquiry,'' and addressed to Lincoln ``in an unmistakable female hand.'' No trace has been found of the original.