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Monday, October 4, 1858.+-

Metamora, IL and Peoria, IL.

Lincoln speaks at Metamora. He also apparently discusses with state's attorney case against bondsman of Melissa Goings, defendant who disappeared during her trial October 10, 1857. Case is dismissed next day on state's attorney's motion. Illinois State Journal, 2 September 1858; Diary of John Gipps, Peoria, Ms.

Lincoln stays night at Peoria House. Peoria House Register; ISLA—Letter of P. G. Rennick, 14 October 1933.