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Tuesday, August 16, 1859.+-

St. Joseph, MO.

Lincoln and Hatch arrive on steamer Campbell and stop at "Planters." Citizens call to pay their respects. In evening Lincoln visits office of St. Joseph "Journal." "In personal appearance," writes editor, "he looks like any other 'six-foot' Kentuckian, and is very affable in manners." Journal, 19 August 1859.

[Mrs. Lincoln buys yard goods and 11 pounds of sugar at Smith's. Pratt, Personal Finances, 158.]