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Saturday, May 10, 1856.+-

Pekin, IL.

Lincoln's name heads list of signers of call for county convention to be held in Springfield May 24, 1856 for electing delegates to state Anti-Nebraska convention at Bloomington May 29, 1856. Journal, 10 May 1856; Call for Republican Convention, 10 May 1856, CW, 2:340.

When conservatives protest, Herndon, who has signed Lincoln's name without permission, writes his partner, and receives telegram sanctioning his act. Herndon & Weik, 311.

[Mrs. Lincoln buys $5.88 worth of wallpaper at John Williams' store. Pratt, Personal Finances, 148.]