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Tuesday, June 1, 1858.+-

Springfield, IL.

Lincoln is increasingly concerned over possibility of Douglas being adopted by Republican party outside Illinois. This is subject of letters to Charles L. Wilson of Chicago "Journal" and S. A. Hurlbut of Belvidere. To Wilson he adds: "No combination has been made with me, or proposed to me, in relation to the next Presidential candidate. The same thing is true in regard to next Governor of our State." Abraham Lincoln to Charles L. Wilson, 1 June 1858, CW, 2:456-57; Abraham Lincoln to Stephen A. Hurlbut, 1 June 1858, CW, 2:456.

He writes mortgage assigning possible proceeds of Christian County case of Barret v. McDonnald et al.Photocopy.