eral Donn Piatt, who thought Lincoln "the greatest figurernlooming up in our history." After meeting with the Presidentelectrnin Springfield, Piatt wrote on the e'e of Lincoln's departurernfor Washington:rnExpressing no svmpathy for the slave, [Lincoln] laughedrnat the Abolitionists. . . . We were not at a loss to get atrnthe fact . . .
January 1975April 21, 2022By The Archive
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