The Writings of Abraham Lincoln, Volume 6 by Abraham Lincoln
To Secretary Seward. May 9, 1863.
WASHINGTON, May 9, 1863
I believe Mr. L. is a good man, but two things need to be remembered.
1st. Mr. R.'s rival was a relative of Mr. L.
2d. I hear of nobody calling Mr. R. a "Copperhead," but Mr. L. However, let us watch.