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Tuesday, October 19, 1858.+-

Mount Sterling, IL and Rushville, IL.

Arriving for speech, Lincoln hears another rumor which worries him, that 400 Irish are to be brought into Schuyler County to work on some new railroad and to be voted Democratic. Abraham Lincoln to Norman B. Judd, 20 October 1858, CW, 3:329-30.

After speech he travels across country to Rushville in buggy driven by Charles H. Sweeney, law student. IHi—Trans., 1903, 229-30; ISLA—Letter of S. B. Gaddis, 29 July 1959.