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Wednesday, July 11, 1832-Saturday, July 14, 1832.+-

Wednesday, July 11, 1832-Saturday, July 14, 1832.

Four days are probably passed by Capt. Early's company in traveling 200 miles to Peoria by way of Dixon's Ferry. Ferry is probably reached on night of 12th. Through generosity of friends, Lincoln and Harrison ride horseback part of way. George M. Harrison to W. H. Herndon, no date, William H. Herndon Papers, Henry E. Huntington Library, San Marino, CA; Ward H. Lamon, The Life of Abraham Lincoln: From His Birth to His Inauguration (Boston: Osgood, 1872), 118; Z. C. Palmer to Johnston, 13 July 1832, Black Hawk War Collection, Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum, Springfield, IL.