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Friday, June 11, 1858.+-

Springfield, IL.

Lincoln writes Ward Hill Lamon advising against running independent candidate against Lovejoy in his district. "As to the inclination of some Republicans to favor Douglas, that is one of the chances I have to run, and which I intend to run with patience. I write in the court room. Court has opened, and I must close." Abraham Lincoln to Ward H. Lamon, 11 June 1858, CW, 2:458-59.

Argument is concluded in United States v. Reinbach, and jury finds Lincoln's client not guilty. Record.