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Thursday, October 28, 1858.+-

Kewanee, IL and Chicago, IL.

Before boarding the train for Chicago in the morning, Lincoln delivers a brief speech to residents of Kewanee who have assembled at the railroad station. "Lincoln's Talk Here in Fifties," Kewanee Daily Star-Courier, 25 September 1908, 4:4, 5:3-4.

Lincoln makes hurried visit to Chicago. "Mr. Lincoln was at the Tremont House a few moments . . . on his way to speak at Petersburgh," reports Chicago Daily Democrat. "Mr. Lincoln in Chicago," Chicago Daily Democrat, 29 October 1858, 1:1.