Transcribed by the Lincoln Studies Center, Knox College, Galesburg, IL
Adapted by Don Sailer, Dickinson College
The following transcript has been adapted from the Abraham Lincoln Papers at the Library of Congress.
Chicago Ills. July 24, 1858
My Dear Sir
Will it be agreeable to you to make an arrangement for you and myself to divide time and address the same audiences during the present canvass? Mr. Judd who will hand you this is authorized to receive your answer; and if agreeable to you to enter into the terms of such arrangement.
Your Obt. Servt
Delivered the original of which the above is a true copy to the Hon. S. A. Douglass at Chicago on the 24 July 1858 and received for answer that he would send me down an answer when he sent down his mail on Monday morning