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Friday, June 20, 1856.+-

Urbana, IL.

Chicago paper containing proceedings of Philadelphia convention reaches Urbana. When shown vote for Vice-President, Lincoln jocularly remarks that there must be some mistake—there is a great man named Lincoln in Massachusetts, and he must be the one for whom votes were cast. Henry C. Whitney, Life on the Circuit with Lincoln (Boston: Estes & Lauriat, 1892), 80.

[Robert Lincoln brings home $1 pair of slippers from John Williams' store. Pratt, Personal Finances, 148.]