Copies, DLC-HW, and CSmH, Lamon Papers. The original letter has not been located. The copy in the Herndon-Weik manuscripts preserves only the first page, the second page being in fact the conclusion of Lincoln to Herndon, June 22, 1848.
 Nicolay and Hay give ``are'' for ``were'' in the Complete Works.
 William L. Dayton, United States senator from New Jersey.