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wth of Lincoln's reputation. his dejection. Greeley's letters. Herndon's mission to the Eastern states. interviews with Seward, Douglas, Greeley, Beecher, and others. the letter from Boston. the debate. The result. more letters from Horace Greeley. how Lincoln accepted his defeat. a specving at the hands of Horace Greeley. I think Greeley, he complained, is not doing me right. His crs were driving the enthusiasm out of him. Greeley's letters were very pointed and sometimes savbeen in correspondence on my own account with Greeley, Seward, Sumner, Phillips, and others for sevus stages, but had never met any of them save Greeley. I enjoyed heartily the journey and the variy they get their cue, ideas, or what not from Greeley, Seward, et al. By-the-bye, Greeley remarked Greeley remarked to me this, The Republican standard is too high; we want something practical. This may not be inle apportionment law then in operation. Horace Greeley was one of the most vigilant men during th[9 more...]
d to be noticed by Lincoln, and he wanted to support him. A friend of his, who was certainly in his secrets, came to Washington and intimated if Lincoln would invite Bennett to come over and chat with him, his paper would be all right. Mr. Bennett wanted nothing, he simply wanted to be noticed. Lincoln in talking about it said, I understand it; Bennett has made a great deal of money, some say not very properly, now he wants me to make him respectable. I have never invited Mr. Bryant or Mr. Greeley here; I shall not, therefore, especially invite Mr. Bennett. All Lincoln would say was, that he was receiving everybody, and he should receive Mr. Bennett if he came. Notwithstanding his entire inaction, he never for a moment doubted his second nomination. One time in his room discussing with him who his real friends were, he told me, if I would not show it, he would make a list of how the Senate stood. When he got through, I pointed out some five or six, and I told him I knew he w
hasten the issuance by the President of the Emancipation Proclamation, but he was determined not to be forced into premature and inoperative measures. Wendell Phillips abused and held him up to public ridicule from the stump in New England. Horace Greeley turned the batteries of, the New York Tribune against him; and, in a word, he encountered all the rancor and hostility of his old friends the Abolitionists. General Fremont having in the fall of 1861 undertaken by virtue of his authority as as unauthorized and premature. This precipitated an avalanche of fanatical opposition. Individuals and delegations, many claiming to have been sent by the Lord, visited him day after day, and urged immediate emancipation. In August, 1862, Horace Greeley repeated the prayer of twenty millions of people protesting against any further delay. Such was the pressure from the outside. All his life Mr. Lincoln had been a believer in the doctrine of gradual emancipation. He advocated it while in C