Writings of Abraham Lincoln, the — Volume 5 eBook

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A. LINCOLN.1
NOTES OF AN ARGUMENT.1
A LEGAL OPINION BY ABRAHAM LINCOLN.1
TO M. W. DELAHAY.2
TO W. M. MORRIS.2
TO H. L. PIERCE AND OTHERS.2
TO T. CANISIUS.3
TO THE GOVERNOR, AUDITOR, AND TREASURER OF THE STATE OF ILLINOIS.4
ON LINCOLN’S SCRAP BOOK5
IT IS BAD TO BE POOR.6
SPEECH AT COLUMBUS, OHIO.7
SPEECH AT CINCINNATI OHIO, SEPTEMBER 17, 185928
ON PROTECTIVE TARIFFS49
ON MORTGAGES49
FRAGMENT OF SPEECH AT LEAVENWORTH, KANSAS,49
TO G. W. DOLE, G. S. HUBBARD, AND W. H. BROWN.50
TO G. M. PARSONS AND OTHERS.51
AUTOBIOGRAPHICAL SKETCH52
ON NOMINATION TO THE NATIONAL TICKET53
SPRINGFIELD, FEBRUARY 9, 185953
A. LINCOLN53
SPEECH AT THE COOPER INSTITUTE, NEW YORK FEBRUARY 27, 186053
SPEECH AT NEW HAVEN, CONNECTICUT, MARCH 6, 186068
RESPONSE TO AN ELECTOR’S REQUEST FOR MONEY83
TO J. W. SOMERS.83
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TO H. TAYLOR.84
A. LINCOLN84
REPLY TO THE COMMITTEE SENT BY THE CHICAGO CONVENTION TO INFORM84
85
FORM OF REPLY PREPARED BY MR. LINCOLN, WITH WHICH HIS PRIVATE85
TO E. B. WASHBURNE.86
TO S. HAYCRAFT.86
ABRAHAM OR “ABRAM”86
UNAUTHORIZED BIOGRAPHY86
TO HANNIBAL HAMLIN.87
TO A. JONAS.88
TO JOHN B. FRY.88
TO THURLOW WEED89
SLOW TO LISTEN TO CRIMINATIONS89
TO HANNIBAL HAMLIN90
TO E. B. WASHBURNE.90
TO W. H. HERNDON.90
TO L. M. BOND.90
LETTER SUGGESTING A BEARD91
EARLY INFORMATION ON ARMY DEFECTION IN SOUTH91
MAJOR DAVID HUNTER91
TO HANNIBAL HAMLIN91
TO SAMUEL HAYCRAFT.92
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TO ALEXANDER H. STEPHENS92
TO HANNIBAL HAMLIN92
BLOCKING “COMPROMISE” ON SLAVERY ISSUE92
OPINION ON SECESSION93
SPRINGFIELD, ILLINOIS, DECEMBER 17, 186093
SOME FORTS SURRENDERED TO THE SOUTH93
TO A. H. STEPHENS.93
HON.  ALEXANDER STEVENS93
SUPPORT OF THE FUGITIVE SLAVE CLAUSE94
TO D. HUNTER.94
TO I. N. MORRIS94
ATTEMPT TO FORM A COALITION CABINET95
TO WILLIAM H. SEWARD.95
TO W. H. SEWARD.95
A. LINCOLN96
SPRINGFIELD, ILL.  FEB. 4, 186196
A. LINCOLN96
PATRONAGE CLAIMS96
FAREWELL ADDRESS AT SPRINGFIELD, ILLINOIS,96
REMARKS AT TOLONO, ILLINOIS, FEBRUARY 11, 186197
REPLY TO ADDRESS OF WELCOME, INDIANAPOLIS,97
ADDRESS TO THE LEGISLATURE OF INDIANA, AT INDIANAPOLIS,98
INTENTIONS TOWARD THE SOUTH99
ADDRESS TO THE GERMAN CLUB OF CINCINNATI, OHIO,99
ADDRESS TO THE LEGISLATURE OF OHIO AT COLUMBUS100
ADDRESS AT STEUBENVILLE, OHIO,101
ADDRESS AT PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA101
ADDRESS AT CLEVELAND, OHIO,104
ADDRESS AT BUFFALO, NEW YORK,104
ADDRESS AT ROCHESTER, NEW YORK,106
ADDRESS AT SYRACUSE, NEW YORK,106
ADDRESS AT UTICA, NEW YORK,106
REPLY TO THE MAYOR OF ALBANY, NEW YORK106
REPLY TO GOVERNOR MORGAN OF NEW YORK, AT ALBANY,107
ADDRESS TO THE LEGISLATURE OF NEW YORK, AT ALBANY,107
ADDRESS AT TROY, NEW YORK,109
ADDRESS AT POUGHKEEPSIE, NEW YORK,109
ADDRESS AT HUDSON, NEW YORK,.110
ADDRESS AT PEEKSKILL, NEW YORK,110
ADDRESS AT FISHKILL LANDING110
REMARKS AT THE ASTOR HOUSE, NEW YORK CITY, FEBRUARY 19, 1861110
ADDRESS AT NEW YORK CITY,111
REPLY TO THE MAYOR OF NEW YORK CITY,112
ADDRESS AT JERSEY CITY, NEW JERSEY112
REPLY TO THE MAYOR OF NEWARK, NEW JERSEY,113
ADDRESS IN TRENTON AT THE TRENTON HOUSE,113
ADDRESS TO THE SENATE OF NEW JERSEY113
ADDRESS TO THE ASSEMBLY OF NEW JERSEY,114
REPLY TO THE MAYOR OF PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA,115
ADDRESS IN THE HALL OF INDEPENDENCE, PHILADELPHIA,116
REPLY TO THE WILMINGTON DELEGATION,117
ADDRESS AT LANCASTER, PENNSYLVANIA,117
ADDRESS TO THE LEGISLATURE OF PENNSYLVANIA, AT HARRISBURG,118
REPLY TO THE MAYOR OF WASHINGTON, D.C.,119
REPLY TO A SERENADE AT WASHINGTON, D.C.,120
WASHINGTON, SUNDAY, MARCH 3, 1861120
FIRST INAUGURAL ADDRESS,120
REFUSAL OF SEWARD RESIGNATION127
REPLY TO THE PENNSYLVANIA DELEGATION,128
REPLY TO THE MASSACHUSETTS DELEGATION,128
TO SECRETARY SEWARD129
REPLY TO THE DIPLOMATIC CORPS129
TO SECRETARY SEWARD129
TO J. COLLAMER129
TO THE POSTMASTER-GENERAL.130
NOTE ASKING CABINET OPINIONS ON FORT SUMTER.130
ON ROYAL ARBITRATION OF AMERICAN BOUNDARY LINE130
AMBASSADORIAL APPOINTMENTS130
EXECUTIVE MANSION, MARCH 18, 1861130
TO G. E. PATTEN.131
RESPONSE TO SENATE INQUIRY RE.  FORT SUMTER131
ABRAHAM LINCOLN131
PREPARATION OF FIRST NAVAL ACTION131
EXECUTIVE MANSION, MARCH 29, 1861131
TO THE COMMANDANT OF THE NEW YORK NAVY-YARD.132
TO LIEUTENANT D. D. PORTER132
RELIEF EXPEDITION FOR FORT SUMTER132
ORDER TO CAPTAIN SAMUEL MERCER.133
SECRETARY SEWARD’S BID FOR POWER133
FOR FOREIGN NATIONS,134
REPLY TO SECRETARY SEWARD’S MEMORANDUM134
REPLY TO A COMMITTEE FROM THE VIRGINIA CONVENTION, APRIL 13, 1861135
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ABRAHAM LINCOLN137
PROCLAMATION OF BLOCKADE, APRIL 19, 1861137
TO GOVERNOR HICKS AND MAYOR BROWN.138
TO GOVERNOR HICKS.138
ORDER TO DEFEND FROM A MARYLAND INSURRECTION139
PROCLAMATION OF BLOCKADE, APRIL 27, 1861139
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LOCALIZED REPEAL OF WRIT OF HABEAS CORPUS140
MILITARY ENROLLMENT OF ST. LOUIS CITIZENS140
CONDOLENCE OVER FAILURE OF FT.  SUMTER RELIEF141
PROCLAMATION CALLING FOR 42,034 VOLUNTEERS,141
COMMUNICATION WITH VICE-PRESIDENT142
ORDER TO COLONEL ANDERSON,142
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TO SECRETARY WELLES.143
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TO THE SECRETARY OF WAR,147
TO GOVERNOR MORGAN.147
TO CAPTAIN DAHLGREEN.148
LETTER OF CONDOLENCE TO ONE OF FIRST CASUALTIES148
TO COLONEL BARTLETT.148
MEMORANDUM ABOUT INDIANA REGIMENTS.149
TO THE SECRETARY OF WAR.149
TO THE SECRETARY OF WAR.149
TO THE SECRETARY OF WAR.149
TO THE SECRETARY OF WAR.149
TO N. W. EDWARDS150
TO SECRETARY CAMERON.150
HON.  SECRETARY OF WAR.150
TO THE KENTUCKY DELEGATION.150
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TO SECRETARY SEWARD.151
MESSAGE TO CONGRESS IN SPECIAL SESSION,151
TO THE SECRETARY OF THE INTERIOR.163
MESSAGE TO THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES.163
MESSAGE TO CONGRESS.163
MESSAGE TO CONGRESS.164
TO THE ADJUTANT-GENERAL164
TO THE GOVERNOR OF NEW JERSEY.165
MESSAGE TO THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES.165
MESSAGE TO THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES.165
TO SECRETARY CHASE.166
MESSAGE TO THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES.166
WASHINGTON, JULY 27, 1861166
JULY 30, 1861166
ORDER TO UNITED STATES MARSHALS.166
MESSAGE TO THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES.166
MESSAGE TO THE SENATE.167
TO SECRETARY CAMERON.167
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TO JAMES POLLOCK.168
TELEGRAM TO GOVERNOR O. P. MORTON.169
A. LINCOLN169
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TO SECRETARY CAMERON.170
TO GOVERNOR MAGOFFIN,171
TO GENERAL FREMONT.171
TO GENERAL FREMONT.172
TO MRS. FREMONT.172
TO JOSEPH HOLT,173
TO GENERAL SCOTT173
TO SECRETARY CAMERON.173
TO GENERAL FREMONT,174
EXECUTIVE MANSION, WASHINGTON SEPTEMBER 22, 1861174
175
TO THE SECRETARY OF STATE.176
TO THE VICEROY OF EGYPT.177
177
TO SECRETARY OF INTERIOR.177
TWO SONS WHO WANT TO WORK177
TO GENERAL THOMAS W. SHERMAN.178
TO GENERAL CURTIS, WITH INCLOSURES.178
WASHINGTON, October 24, 1861178
WASHINGTON, October 24, 1861178
ORDER RETIRING GENERAL SCOTT AND APPOINTING179
WAR DEPARTMENT, ADJUTANT-GENERAL’S OFFICE179
EXECUTIVE MANSION, WASHINGTON.180
ABRAHAM LINCOLN180
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REPLY TO THE MINISTER FROM SWEDEN.182
INDORSEMENT AUTHORIZING MARTIAL LAW IN SAINT LOUIS.182
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ANNUAL MESSAGE TO CONGRESS.184
MESSAGE TO CONGRESS.197
LETTER OF REPRIMAND TO GENERAL HUNTER198
TELEGRAM TO GENERAL HALLECK.199
TELEGRAM TO GENERAL D. C. BUELL.199
TO GENERAL H. W. HALLECK.199
TO THE PEOPLE OF MARYLAND,199
MESSAGE TO CONGRESS.200
MESSAGES OF DISAPPOINTMENT WITH HIS GENERALS200
TO GENERAL D. C. BUELL.200
TELEGRAM TO GENERAL BUELL.201
MESSAGE TO CONGRESS.201
INDORSEMENT ON LETTER FROM GENERAL HALLECK,201
TELEGRAM TO GOVERNOR ANDREW.202
A. LINCOLN202
TO GENERAL H. W. HALLECK.203
A. LINCOLN204
ABRAHAM LINCOLN204
PRESIDENT’S GENERAL WAR ORDER NO. 1204
TO SECRETARY STANTON,205
PRESIDENT’S SPECIAL WAR ORDER NO. 1.205
OPPOSITION TO McCLELLAN’S PLANS205
TO WM. H. HERNDON.206
RESPITE FOR NATHANIEL GORDON206
MESSAGE TO THE SENATE.207
TO GENERALS D. HUNTER AND J. H. LANE.207
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MESSAGE TO CONGRESS.209
FIRST WRITTEN NOTICE OF GRANT210
EXECUTIVE ORDER NO. 2.—­IN RELATION TO STATE PRISONERS.210
ORDER RELATING TO COMMERCIAL INTERCOURSE.211
SPEECH TO THE PERUVIAN MINISTER,211
MESSAGE TO CONGRESS RECOMMENDING COMPENSATED EMANCIPATION.212
INDORSEMENT ON LETTER FROM GOVERNOR YATES.213
PRESIDENT’S GENERAL WAR ORDER NO.2.213
PRESIDENT’S GENERAL WAR ORDER NO.3.214
A. LINCOLN214
PRESIDENT’S SPECIAL WAR ORDER NO.3.218
FROM SECRETARY STANTON TO GENERAL MCCLELLAN.218
SPEECH TO A PARTY OF MASSACHUSETTS GENTLEMAN218
MESSAGE TO CONGRESS.219
TO GENERAL G. B. McCLELLAN.219
GIFT OF SOME RABBITS220
INSTRUCTION TO SECRETARY STANTON.220
TELEGRAM TO GENERAL McCLELLAN.220
TO GENERAL G. B. McCLELLAN.220
TO GENERAL H. W. HALLECK.221
PROCLAMATION RECOMMENDING THANKSGIVING FOR VICTORIES,221
ABOLISHING SLAVERY IN WASHINGTON, D.C.222
TELEGRAM TO GENERAL G. B. McCLELLAN.223
TO POSTMASTER-GENERAL223
TELEGRAM TO GENERAL G. B. McCLELLAN.223
MESSAGE TO THE SENATE, MAY 1, 1862.223
WASHINGTON, MAY 1, 1862223
EXECUTIVE MANSION, WASHINGTON, MAY 1, 1862223
TELEGRAM TO GENERAL H. W. HALLECK.224
RESPONSE TO EVANGELICAL LUTHERANS, MAY 6, 1862224
TELEGRAM TO FLAG-OFFICER L. M. GOLDSBOROUGH.224
FURTHER REPRIMAND OF McCLELLAN225
TO FLAG-OFFICER L. M. GOLDSBOROUGH,225
PROCLAMATION RAISING THE BLOCKADE OF CERTAIN PORTS.226
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