Charles Billinghurst to Abraham Lincoln, February 8, 1860

Source citation
Charles Billinghurst to Abraham Lincoln, February 8, 1860, Juneau, WI, Abraham Lincoln Papers at the Library of Congress, http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/alhtml/malhome.html.
Author (from)
Billinghurst, Charles
Type
Letter
Date Certainty
Exact
Transcriber
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.

Juneau, Dodge Co. Wis
February, 8, 1860.

Dr Sir --

The Republican Central Committee of this County have called a public mass meeting at the Court House in this place, for Tuesday, February 28th to organize & "set the ball in motion" for the great Campaigne, so soon to come off, & have requested me to invite you to be present and talk-- Your name, is a tower of strength in this state, & you can accomplish a great good-- Consider this an Earnest appeal to you to come & fail not, without strong reasons-- The State Convention comes off at Madison the next day & it will give me pleasure to take you from here to Madison-- I am a member of the State Committee & you will probably recieve an invitation from that Committee to be at Madison-- Please answer, that we may give due notice--

Yours truly
Chas. Billinghurst

P. S. The Chicago & Northwestern R. R Comes directly to this place-- You can leave Chicago Monday noon, & be here Monday Evening--

Footnotes
Minor Figures

Charles Billinghurst served two terms in Congress as a Republican Representative from Indiana.
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