Results 1 entry found

Friday, July 29, 1836.+-

Spear's Farm, Sangamon County, IL and Springfield, IL.

Candidates halt at farm of Isaac Spear, six miles southeast of Springfield, address voters, and move on to Springfield. Lincoln, passing new home of George Forquer, sees his first lightning rod. Sangamo Journal (Springfield, IL), 23 July 1836, 2:1; Osborn A. Oldroyd, ed., The Lincoln Memorial: Album Immortelles (Springfield, IL: Lincoln Publishing, 1890), 143-45.