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Friday, October 14, 1859.+-

Clinton, IL.

Lincoln writes bill of exceptions in Combs v. Blount & Stubblefield, which Judge Davis signs, again sits as judge, hearing 16 cases, and in evening Republicans meet to celebrate victory in Pennsylvania, Ohio, Indiana, and Minnesota elections. Lincoln, Swett, and Weldon make "eloquent and stirring speeches." Judge's Docket; Photocopy; Illinois State Journal, 25 October 1859; Speech at Clinton, Illinois, 14 October 1859, CW, 3:487-89.