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ebruary, 1855, and absorbed himself in the law, than the outrages on the borders of Missouri and Kansas began to arrest public attention. The stories of raids, election frauds, murders, and other crihumanity in general. In Illinois an association was formed to aid the cause of Free-Soil men in Kansas. In the meetings of these bands the Abolitionists of course took the most prominent part. At he highest spirit of justice and liberty. Your attempt, if there be such, to resist the laws of Kansas by force is criminal and wicked; and all your feeble attempts will be follies and end in bringinLincoln showing his sincerity by joining in the subscription, and forwarded it to our friends in Kansas. The Whig party, having accomplished its mission in the political world, was now on the eve from Peoria, J. R. Giddings, Ms. letter, Sept. 18, 1855. on the one great issue of restoring Kansas and Nebraska to freedom, or rather of restoring the Missouri Compromise, and in this State no po
ut honor, save in his own country. In December he visited Kansas, speaking at Atchison, Troy, Leavenworth, and other towns est with Douglas, yet they were new to the majority of his Kansas How Mr. Lincoln stood on the questions of the hour, aft a letter written on the 14th of May, 1859, to a friend in Kansas, who had forwarded him an invitation to attend a RepublicaA letter written by Lincoln about this time to a friend in Kansas serves to illustrate his methods, and measures the extent f the problem. In the middle of April he again writes his Kansas friend: Reaching home last night I found yours of the 7th.s course in the contest with Douglas. Lincoln's friend in Kansas, instead of securing that delegation for him, had sufferedes Lincoln, in a burst of surprise, that, since you wrote, Kansas has appointed delegates and instructed for Seward. Don't March 13, 1861. —, Esq. My Dear Sir: You will start for Kansas before I see you again; and when I saw you a moment this m
the world bad. About one week after the battle of Bull run, relates another old friend — Whitney — from Illinois, I made a call on Mr. Lincoln, having no business except to give him some presents which the nuns at the Osage Mission school in Kansas had sent to him through me. A Cabinet meeting had just adjourned, and I was directed to go at once to his room. He was keeping at bay a throng of callers, but, noticing me enter, arose and greeted me with his old-time cordiality. After the roomr having been baptized, he was at a loss to know what name to adopt, but after making it a subject of prayer he took the name of Boston, in honor of the place of his conversion. He was ever undisciplined and erratic. He is said to be living in Kansas, and draws a pension from the Government. Five of the conspirators were tried, and three, Payne, Harold, and Mrs. Surratt, were hanged. Dr. Mudd was sent to the Dry Tortugas for a period of years, and there did such good work among the yello