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Thursday, July 1, 1852.+-

Springfield, IL.

[On margin of Lincoln's speech on Henry Clay in Huntington Library Herndon wrote: "A public meeting chose Mr. Lincoln to address it—July 1st." Despite Logan's selection June 30, 1852, this point gains credence from Lincoln's delivery of Clay eulogy. Choice of Logan, not the favorite orator of Sangamon Whigs, may have been courtesy, intending that he hand assignment to Lincoln.]