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Wednesday, April 21, 1858.+-

Springfield, IL.

Two Democratic conventions—Douglas and Buchanan wings of party—meet in Springfield. Lincoln and other Republicans are on hand to observe. In evening Republican conference is held in state library. G. T. Brown to Trumbull, 21 April 1858, Lyman Trumbull Papers, Library of Congress, Washington, DC.

Lincoln sums up: "The democracy parted in not a very encouraged state of mind. . . . Our friends . . . parted in high spirits." Abraham Lincoln to Elihu B. Washburne, 26 April 1858, CW, 2:443-44.

Lincoln reads letter Herndon received from Washburne saying he is not for Douglas. "Did him good—" writes Herndon to Washburne. Lincoln "sends you back his best respects and says all is right." William H. Herndon to Elihu B. Washburne, 21 April 1858, Elihu B. Washburne Papers, Library of Congress, Washington, DC; C. H. Ray to Washburne, 21 April 1858, Elihu B. Washburne Papers, Library of Congress, Washington, DC.