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Letter to Joseph Underwood (June 3, 1849)

Ranking #136 on the list of 150 Most Teachable Lincoln Documents Annotated Transcript “Mr. B. though entirely competent, so far as I know, is not recommended by any citizen of this state directly for the office, and we feel that should

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Letter to Richard Oglesby (September 8, 1854)

Contributing Editors for this page include Chris Jaax Ranking #137 on the list of 150 Most Teachable Lincoln Documents Annotated Transcript “Other things being equal, I would much prefer a temperate man, to an intemperate one; still I do not

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Letter to Joshua Speed (August 24, 1855)

Contributing Editors for this page include Jonas Sherr Ranking #138 on the list of 150 Most Teachable Lincoln Documents Annotated Transcript “I am not a Know-Nothing. That is certain. How could I be? How can any one who abhors the

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Letter to Samuel Galloway (March 24, 1860)

Ranking #141 on the list of 150 Most Teachable Lincoln Documents Annotated Transcript “My name is new in the field; and I suppose I am not the first choice of a very great many. Our policy, then, is to give

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Endorsement (May 17, 1860)

Ranking #142 on the list of 150 Most Teachable Lincoln Documents Annotated Transcript “I agree with Seward in his ‘Irrepressible Conflict,’  but I do not endorse his ‘Higher Law’ doctrine. Make no contracts that will bind me.” On This Date HD

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Letter to Abraham Jonas (July 21, 1860)

Contributing Editors for this page include Jonas Sherr Ranking #144 on the list of 150 Most Teachable Lincoln Documents Annotated Transcript “I suppose as good, or even better, men than I may have been in American, or Know-Nothing lodges; but

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