Vol. 46.You probablv will adopt resolutions in the nature of a platform; and, as I think, the only danger will be the temptation to lower the Republican Standard in order to gather recruits. ... This object surrendered, the organization would go to pieces. ... There are many men in the slave states for any one of whom I would cheerfully vote to be either President or Vice President ... Dr. Theodore Canisius Springfield , May 17, 1859 Dear Sir: Your note asking, in behalf of yourself and other german anbsp;...
|Title||:||Speeches and Writings, 1859-1865|
|Author||:||Abraham Lincoln, Don Edward Fehrenbacher|
|Publisher||:||Library of America - 1989|