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Sunday, March 4, 1860.+-

Exeter, NH.

Lincoln spends day with Robert and his classmates. He attends Phillips church. Percy C. Eggleston, Lincoln in New England (New York: Steward, Warren & Co., 1922), 8; Bulletin of Phillips Exeter Academy, XII, No. 3, 9.

He writes Mrs. Lincoln: "I have been unable to escape this toil. If I had foreseen it, I think I would not have come east at all. The speech at New York, being within my calculation before I started, went off passably well and gave me no trouble whatever." He acknowledges $200 check from James A. Briggs of New York, and outlines his tour, past and future, since leaving New York. Abraham Lincoln to Mary Todd Lincoln, [4 March 1860], CW, 3:555; Abraham Lincoln to James A. Briggs, [4 March 1860], CW, 3:554.