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Monday, July 20, 1857.+-

Springfield, IL.

Lincoln writes B. C. Lundy that his speech of June 26, 1857 is available in pamphlet form at "Illinois Journal" office. "What you say about our party doing something this year," he adds, "is perfectly right. . . . I believe you are in the Peoria Senatorial district—a district that has to be very thoroughly cultivated—outside of it, up your way does not need much." Abraham Lincoln to B. Clarke Lundy, 20 July 1857, CW, 2:412.

He buys two bottles of vanilla extract at drug store. Pratt, Personal Finances, 151.