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Tuesday, April 7, 1840.+-

Carlinville, IL.

At designated hour Democratic orator fails to appear. "Sangamo Journal" comments. "The wood and the lamp were ready but the high priest came not to the sacrifice. At length the gentleman who had given the challenge appeared and gave notice there would be no debate unless Mr. Lincoln would get the crowd."Sangamo Journal, 8 May 1840.