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Friday, November 9, 1860.+-

Springfield, IL.

Late returns forecast Trumbull's re-election. But trouble is brewing south. Lincoln reads dispatch that he has been hanged in effigy at Pensacola, Florida. Correspondent reports: "I am told that Mr. Lincoln considers the feeling at the South to be limited to a very small number, though very intense." N.Y. Tribune, 10 November 1860.

Lincoln thanks John Comstock of Peoria for barrel of flour manufactured during Republican procession at Peoria August 31, 1860. He asks Nathan Sargent whom "Judge Campbell" favors for secretary of state, and thanks Gen. Winfield Scott for sending copy of his views on crisis. Abraham Lincoln to John Comstock, 9 November 1860, CW, 4:137; Abraham Lincoln to Nathan Sargent, 9 November 1860, CW, 4:137.