Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln. Volume 1.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865.


[1]   ALS, MH.

[2]   Lincoln was in error. See his correction in the next letter to James (infra). James was editor of the Tazewell Whig published at Tremont, near Pekin, Illinois.

[3]   The Alton Telegraph and Democratic Review.

[4]   Philo Hale Thompson, a merchant of Pekin.

[5]   Signature has been cut off the original manuscript.