[2]   From this point to the end, the text has been corrected from two pages of autograph manuscript in the Pierpont Morgan Library. A third page of manuscript held by the Morgan Library in association with these two may have formed part of the same manuscript. Nicolay and Hay, however, include it with another fragment (c. May 18, 1858, supra), presumably for sufficient reasons, and the present editors have followed their predecessors in the absence of sufficient evidence to the contrary. The Morgan Library has all three pages dated [June 18---November 4, 1860], which date cannot be supported by the contents of the pages.

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