Abraham Lincoln leaves for home after his short Kansas speaking tour
Lincoln finished a short speaking tour of Kansas in Leavenworth. He had given a speech on the Monday but stayed in town to observe Election Day. He left for home on Wednesday, accompanied by Dickinson graduate Marcus J. Parrott, who was the Kansas territorial delegate to the U.S. House. (By John Osborne)
Fred W. Brinkerhoff, "The Kansas Tour of Lincoln the Candidate," Kansas Historical Quarterly 13 (February, 1945), 302.