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Wednesday, October 27, 1858.+-

Toulon, IL and Kewanee, IL.

Thomas J. Henderson meets Lincoln in Kewanee and escorts him to Virginia Hotel in Toulon. In afternoon Lincoln speaks in town square and returns to Kewanee. Chicago Daily Press and Tribune, 19 October 1858, 1:1; Thomas J. Henderson to Abraham Lincoln, 18 October 1858, CW, 10:33; Peoria Daily Transcript, 30 October 1858, 1:2 (places Lincoln in Toulon on 26 October); "Lincoln's Talk Here in Fifties," Kewanee Daily Star-Courier, 25 September 1908, 4:4, 5:3-4; Statement of Samuel M. Adams, 4 August 1927, "Reminiscences--Debates" Vertical File, Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library, Springfield, IL (places Lincoln in Toulon on 6 October).