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Saturday, August 4, 1832.+-

Springfield, IL.

Lincoln and other candidates make closing speeches of campaign. Stephen T. Logan recalled that Lincoln spoke in old court house in Springfield. "He was," says Logan, "a very tall and gawky and rough looking fellow then—his pantaloons didn't meet his shoes by six inches. But after he began speaking I became very much interested in him. He made a very sensible speech . . . attacking Benton's theory [of gold circulation] and I thought he did it very well."ISLA—Bulletin, No. 12.