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Sunday, July 29, 1860.+-

Springfield, IL.

Lincoln acknowledges speech which James O. Putnam of New York sent him, and compliments him. "And now allow me to name one error. John Adams was not elected over Jefferson by the H.R.; but Jefferson was over Burr. Such is my recollection." Abraham Lincoln to James O. Putnam, 29 July 1860, CW, 4:89.