602. Charles S. Zane (William H. Herndon Interview).
Chas. S. Zane
Says that Julian of Indiana
706bear on Lincoln all his tact — skill & power to get Mr Lincoln to modiy — or take out that Expression in his 1st inaugural wherein he L said that he would retake forts &c — L. did not do it.
Sewards friends tried to make L not make Chase one of his Secry's and Chases men tried the same. Much opposition was made against Cameron — all to no purpose.
Lincoln often modified or changed his policy — those policies which acted as means — though he never changed his policy — his purpose of saving the Union — never dodged that —
Library of Congress: Herndon-Weik Collection. Manuscript Division. Library of Congress. Washington, D.C. 4007