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Wednesday, September 8, 1858.+-

Hillsboro, IL.

Lincoln travels by train, on the Terre Haute & Alton Railroad, to Hillsboro. En route, the train makes a stop at the Shelbyville station where some recognize Lincoln and give him "three cheers." He arrives in Hillsboro in the evening, and proceeds to the home of Joseph T. Eccles, a local merchant and justice of the peace. Chicago Daily Press and Tribune (IL), 14 September 1858, 2:3.