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Monday, October 20, 1856.+-

Urbana, IL.

Lincoln writes court order dismissing Spink v. Chiniquy by agreement. Herndon-Weik Collection, Library of Congress, Washington, DC.

Lincoln addresses evening meeting at courthouse. "He directed his remarks, for the most of the time, to the subject of the constitutionality of Congressional legislation upon the subject of slavery in the territories, and showed from a long line of illustrious precedents in legislation that it is proper and has been practiced by those who made the Constitution." Urbana Union, 23 October 1856.