Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln. Volume 3.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865.


[1]   Illinois State Journal, September 24, 1859. Typographical errors have been corrected. Other editorial suggestions with question mark are enclosed in brackets. Brackets not questioned appear in the source.

[2]   Thomas Corwin, Salmon P. Chase, and Senator Benjamin F. Wade.

[3]   Editor George W. Manypenny's reply appeared in the Ohio Statesman for September 22, 1859. ``We give Mr. Lincoln the benefit of this denial, and yet we are not satisfied but that he did in some parts of Illinois preach that doctrine in the campaign of 1858.''

[4]   September issue, 1859.

[5]   Representative John Hickman, a Douglas Democrat who turned Republican.

[6]   Edmund J. Randolph.