Thurlow Weed to Abraham Lincoln, Saturday, March 04, 1865 (Sends badge), Abraham Lincoln Papers at the Library of Congress, http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/alhtml/malhome.html.
Transcribed by the Lincoln Studies Center, Knox College, Galesburg, IL
Adapted by John Osborne, Dickinson College
The following transcript has been adapted from the Abraham Lincoln Papers at the Library of Congress.
New York, March 4.
The sour Weather has spoiled This Celebration, so I send you my Badge. It is prettily got up, though with by no means a flattered reflex of our President.
I learn that "[ illegible] Robinson" is boring for a Judgeship. He is a second Edition of Judge White.
The reply to the Committee of Congress, informing of your re-election, is not only the neatest but the most pregnant and effective use to which the English Language was ever put.
Very Truly Yours