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FACSIMILE OF CLOSING PARAGRAPH FROM THE ORIGINAL DRAFT OF LINCOLN'S LETTER TO A. G. HODGES, OF APRIL 4, 1864.

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ABRAHAM LINCOLN

COMPLETE WORKS

COMPRISING HIS SPEECHES, LETTERS, STATE
PAPERS, AND MISCELLANEOUS WRITINGS

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