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Saturday, May 2, 1840.+-

Tremont, IL.

Tazewell Democratic convention meets in morning. At noon court adjourns and debate between Lincoln, Douglas, May, and Thomas begins. Lincoln opens discussion with denunciation of Van Buren Administration. He relates many amusing anecdotes which convulse house with laughter and concludes with vindication of Hero of Tippecanoe. Douglas answers him. Sangamo Journal, 15 May 1840.