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Saturday, December 1, 1849.+-

Springfield, IL.

[Register prints Lincoln's letter of November 21, 1849 to Chicago "Journal." It comments editorially: "This letter . . . does not touch the principal point at issue . . . viz: that Messrs. Ewing and Butterfield are popular with their own party in this state. The reverse of this assumption is too notoriously true . . . [but] having been, and doubtless being, an applicant for the favors of the cabinet, he [Lincoln] could not prudently say less than he has."]