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Tuesday, June 27, 1848.+-

Washington, DC.

Lincoln writes to Horace Greeley criticizing article in "Tribune." "By putting us in the position of insisting on the line of the Nueces, you put us in a position which, in my opinion, we cannot maintain. . . . If the degree of arrogance is not too great, may I ask you to examine what I said on this very point in the printed speech I send you." He finishes his letter to his wife and sends it with draft for $100.Abraham Lincoln to Horace Greeley, 27 June 1848, CW, 1:493-94; Abraham Lincoln to Mary Todd Lincoln, 2 July 1848, CW, 1:495-96.