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Tuesday, September 26, 1854.+-

Bloomington, IL.

Douglas, scheduled to speak before Democratic meeting, refuses joint debate with Lincoln which Jesse Fell proposes. Isaac N. Phillips, ed. Abraham Lincoln By Some Men Who Knew Him (Bloomington, IL: Pantagraph Printing, 1910), 52-57.

Lincoln listens to Douglas speak in afternoon. "After candle-light" he addresses Whig meeting in courthouse. "Mr. L. spoke of Judge Douglas in a less denunciatory manner than is the custom on such occasions." Register, 28 September 1854; Illinois Journal, 29 September 1854; Speech at Bloomington, Illinois, 26 September 1854, CW, 2:234-40.