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Thursday, October 25, 1860.+-

Springfield, IL.

To caller, Gen. Welsh of New York, Lincoln remarks: "I declare to you this morning, General, that for personal considerations I would rather have a full term in the Senate—a place in which I would feel more consciously able to discharge the duties required, and where there is more chance to make reputation, and less danger of losing it—than four years of the presidency." ISLA—Nicolay Memo., Ms.