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Saturday, June 3, 1854.+-

Danville, IL to Urbana, IL.

Vermilion Circuit Court having adjourned, one of Lincoln's future biographers sees him for first time. Henry C. Whitney passes Lincoln, Davis, Swett, and D. B. Campbell on state road between Danville and Urbana. Traveling in two-seated spring wagon, they are in front of "Bailey," country tavern near county line, when he encounters them. Henry C. Whitney, Life on the Circuit with Lincoln (Boston: Estes & Lauriat, 1892), 29.