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Friday, August 3, 1860.+-

Springfield, IL.

Lincoln writes to the Illinois Republican Party central committee chair, Norman B. Judd, of Chicago. On August 8, Judd will be in Springfield to attend a rally to celebrate Lincoln's nomination. Lincoln writes, "It is arranged that you are to make our house your home, while here...on the 8th. Please do not disturb the arrangement, but come right along, upon your arrival here." Abraham Lincoln to Norman B. Judd, 3 August 1860, CW, 10:58; Remarks at a Republican Rally, Springfield, Illinois, 8 August 1860, CW, 4:91-92.