Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln. Volume 3.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865.
M. M. Inman, Esq Springfield,
My dear Sir Nov. 20. 1858

Your very kind letter of the 9th. was duly received. I shall duly consider it's contents. The fight must go on. We are right, and can not finally fail. There will be another blow-up in the so-called democratic party before long.

In the mean time, let all Republicans stand fast by their guns. Your truly A. LINCOLN