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Saturday, October 15, 1859.+-

Clinton, IL and Springfield, IL.

Springfield Republicans are jubilant at election returns. "Mr. Lincoln, the 'giant killer,' returned from DeWitt county court on the Saturday evening train, and when it became known he was in the city several hundred Republicans, headed by a band of music, formed in procession and proceeded to his residence." Lincoln goes with them to Capitol and speaks. Illinois State Journal, 17 October 1859; Speech at Springfield, Illinois, 15 October 1859, CW, 3:489.