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Saturday, July 20, 1844.+-

Vandalia, IL and Hillsboro, IL.

Short speeches mark departure of Sangamon, Shelby, and Macoupin delegations. When Shelby group takes road to east, they are given standard showing downfall of Polk and triumph of Clay. They reciprocate by giving "Clay and Frelinghuysen" banner to Sangamon Whigs. Lincoln addresses evening crowd at Hillsboro court house.Sangamo Journal, 25 July 1844, 8 August 1844.