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Friday, February 11, 1859.+-

Jacksonville, IL.

Lincoln lectures on "Discoveries and Inventions." Address, delivered in Congregational Church, is sponsored by Phi Alpha Society of Illinois College, which had elected Lincoln honorary member. "Journal" says of Lincoln's address: "It was received with repeated and hearty bursts of applause." After lecture Lincoln is guest of honor at tea party given by Dr. Owen M. Long at his home. Illinois State Journal, 14 February 1859; Second Lecture on Discoveries and Inventions, [11 February 1859], CW, 3:356-63; Frank J. Heinl, An Epitome of Jacksonville History (Jacksonville, IL: n.p., 1925), 20; ISLA—Mrs. H. E. English to H. E. Pratt, 19 July 1941.