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Letter to George McClellan (April 9, 1862)

Contributing Editors for this page include Brian Elsner and Michael Van Wambeke Ranking #129 on the list of 150 Most Teachable Lincoln Documents Annotated Transcript “I beg to assure you that I have never written you, or spoken to you,

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Letter to John Clayton (July 28, 1849)

Ranking #130 on the list of 150 Most Teachable Lincoln Documents Annotated Transcript “The appointments need be no better than they have been, but the public must be brought to understand, that they are the President’s appointments. He must occasionally

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Letter to Isaac Arnold (May 26, 1863)

Ranking #146 on the list of 150 Most Teachable Lincoln Documents Annotated Transcript “Without claiming to be your superior, which I do not, my position enables me to understand my duty in all these matters better than you possibly can,

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