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Saturday, November 11, 1854.+-

Clinton, IL and Springfield, IL.

Lincoln writes grand jury true bill in People v. A. G. Herndon, and Judge Davis signs. Lincoln writes judgment of court in Cushman v. Illinois Central RR, and Judge Davis signs. Herndon-Weik Collection, Library of Congress, Washington, DC; Photocopy.

Lincoln writes Jacob Harding of Paris; he suspects that Whig has been elected to legislature from Edgar County. If so, "could you not make a mark with him for me, for U.S. Senator?—I really have some chance." Lincoln returns to Springfield in evening. Abraham Lincoln to Jacob Harding, 11 November 1854, CW, 2:286.