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was not in the verbal convesso tion. In telling tato I attempt no compliment to my own sagacity. I claim not to have controlled eventy, but confer plaing that events have controlled sno, Now, years stringger the nation's constition is not what either any now devised, or expected. God alone raw clams it. Whither it is tending seems plain, of Gou now will, the of a great wrong, snor will also that we of the Nat as well as you of the Sorces, shall pay fairl, for our complects in that wrong, impartial histon will finds therein as caved jushaw goodmen of God.
FACSIMILE OF CLOSING PARAGRAPH FROM THE ORIGINAL DRAFT OF LINCOLN'S LETTER TO A. G. HODGES, OF APRIL 4, 1864. SEE PAGES 508-9.
COMPRISING HIS SPEECHES, LETTERS, STATE
JOHN G. NICOLAY
AND JOHN HAY
THE CENTURY CO.