, Nov. 13.--Mr. Lincoln
, in conversation with some friends yesterday, while deeply regretting the excitement that prevailed at the South
, did not, at the same time, deem it expedient that he should say anything publicly upon the subject.
Whenever spoken to regarding his position, he invariably refers to his former writings and speeches, and from these to the platform of the party which elected him — a combination, he thinks, sufficient for all purposes.