Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln. Volume 2.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865.
Dear Whitney: Springfield, July 9. 1856

I now expect to go to Chicago on the 15th., and I probably shall remain there, and thereabouts, for about two weeks.

It turned me blind when I first heard Swett was beaten, and Love-joy nominated; [2] but after much anxious reflection, I really believe it is best to let it stand. This, of course, I wish to be confidential.

Lamon did get your Deeds. I went with him to the office, got them, and put them in his hand myself. Yours very truly