From Germany came a letter applauding Lincoln’s reelection in November 1864:
“We congratulate you on your re-election by the American people. If resistance to slave power was the watchword of your first election in 1860, the triumphal war cry of your re-election is death to slavery.”
The letter was signed by Karl Marx, who had recently published Das Kapital.
Taken from “The Wit & Wisdom of Abraham Lincoln by James C. Humes.Mail this post