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Students of Lombard College in Galesburg, Illinois, presented this banner to Lincoln on Oct. 7 when he debated Stephen Douglas there during the 1858 legislative campaign. Lincoln then presented the banner to Judge Mark William Delahay in 1860, at Springfield, Illinois, prior to Lincoln's nomination as president.

Date: 1858

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Item Number: 209857
KSHS Identifier: 1907.23.1

Thomas Ewing, Jr., to Abraham Lincoln

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