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


[1]   Clinton Weekly Central Transcript, October 20, 1859. Lincoln was attending court at Clinton when a rally was called to celebrate the Republican victoriesPage  489

in Ohio, Pennsylvania, Iowa, and Minnesota. Following Lincoln, Leonard Swett and Lawrence Weldon spoke.

[2]   The remainder of this sentence and the next is identical with the report of the speech at Springfield, October 15, infra, a fact which would arouse no curiosity were it not that both sources contain the same typographical errors, which have been corrected by the editors in the present text. Possibly the Transcript, published two days later than the Journal, copied a portion of the report in the Journal, but Lincoln certainly made much the same speech at both places.