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Tuesday, August 18, 1840.+-

Springfield, IL and En route.

Lincoln signs bond of Tilman Hornbuckle to Levi Summers, administrator of Alfred Summers, filed in probate court, then starts on campaign trip. (Writing to Henry Eddy August 17, 1840, A. P. Field states: "Tomorrow Lincoln and myself leave for Belleville."IHi—Eddy MSS, A. P. Field to H. Eddy, 17 August 1840.)

Register comments: "The Junto have determined in secret conclave to revolutionize the southern part of the State, and have appointed A. P. Field and A. Lincoln missionaries to . . . the benighted region."Register, 21 August 1840; Photocopy.

[In Rushville, publicized case of Wright et al. v. Adams is continued by agreement, which Lincoln wrote and evidently mailed. Douglas is now acting for defendant.Photocopy.]