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Saturday, November 3, 1838.+-

Jacksonville, IL.

[Editorial, perhaps written by Lincoln, appears in Sangamo Journal excusing western Whigs for overlooking Henry Clay and Daniel Webster as favorite for presidential nomination because their "fame is already immortal" and "come weal, come woe, their names will never be forgotten, so long as Cicero, Pitt and our immortal Washington shall be remembered." Sangamo Journal (Springfield, IL), 3 November 1838, 2:1; Albert J. Beveridge, Abraham Lincoln, 1809-1858, 2 vols. (New York: Houghton Mifflin, 1928), 1:270.]