Selected Primary Sources
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Lincoln, Abraham; Nicolay, John G, ed; Hay, John, ed. , 'Circular from Whig Committee' in 'The Complete Works of Abraham Lincoln, v. 1' (New York: Francis D. Tandy Company, 1894) Permission: Northern Illinois University.
Burleigh, William, editor , The Republican Pocket Pistol, a Collection of Facts, Opinions and Arguments for Freedom (New York: H. Dayton) Permission: University of Chicago.
Freeport Weekly Bulletin; Cincinnati Enquirer , 'The Creed of Black Republicanism' in the 'Freeport Weekly Bulletin' (Freeport, IL: W. T. Giles) Permission: Public Domain.
Illinois State Journal , 'The Two Despotisms -- Catholicism and Slavery -- Their Union and Identity' in the 'Illinois State Journal' (Springfield: Bailhache and Baker) Permission: University of Chicago.