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Tuesday, July 15, 1856.+-

Springfield, IL and Chicago, IL.

Lincoln goes to Chicago "to attend to a little business in court." He expects to be there two weeks. Abraham Lincoln to James W. Grimes, 12 July 1856, CW, 2:348.

Anticipating his arrival, Chicago Democratic Press hopes "he will consent to address the people upon the great political issues of the day. Should his arrangements permit him to meet the universal wish of the people of Chicago, the time and place of the meeting will be announced."