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Tuesday, August 19, 1856.+-

Springfield, IL.

Lincoln replies to letter from Jesse K. Dubois urging him to speak in Lawrenceville and southeastern Illinois. He says that Trumbull will go there after middle of Sept., and that he "will strain every nerve to be with you and him. More than that I cannot promise now." Abraham Lincoln to Jesse K. Dubois, 19 August 1856, CW, 2:360.