[31]   A fragment of Lincoln's autograph draft of this message comprising this paragraph and owned by Mrs. George E. Mack of New York City, bears the following endorsements:

``Washington, June 1 1866

``This is a portion of Mr. Lincoln's last annual message in his own hand writing.

``JNO. D. DEFREES

``Govt Pub Printer

``This is to be given to Morris W Defrees. J.D.D.''


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