Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln. Volume 3.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865.
October 25, 1858

It is impossible for us to give its various points, but we may mention among them, the successful vindication of the wisdom and conservatism of the Republican platform---the complete demonstration that he gave of its consistency with the action and views of the fathers of the government---and with those of Henry Clay---and a scorching exposition of the inconsistencies---sophistries---and misrepresentations of the Douglas faction.