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Monday, September 20, 1858.+-

Sullivan, IL.

Finding that Douglas is to speak at 1 P.M., Lincoln postpones his meeting from 2 to 3, and writes note in pencil to Douglas. Lincoln's supporters, escorting him to rally, interrupt Douglas, and brawl is narrowly averted. Register, 23 September 1858; Abraham Lincoln to Stephen A. Douglas, [20 September 1858], CW, 3:201-2.