Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln. Volume 2.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865.


[1]   ALS, InFtwL.

[2]   Lincoln probably alludes to the suppression of some of his letters of recommendation for the Land Office. See his letter to Josiah M. Lucas, November 17, 1849, supra.

[3]   Edward Bates of Missouri, to whom President Millard Fillmore offered the secretaryship of the War Department.