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October 13, 1858
The sixth Lincoln-Douglas debate is held in Quincy, Illinois.

October 15, 1858
The seventh and final Lincoln-Douglas debate is held in Alton, Illinois.

October 19, 1860
Lincoln writes a letter to Grace Bedell of New York, replying to her letter which urged him to grow a beard.

Today in Lincoln's Life

Lincoln's Words
"The struggle of today, is not altogether for today -- it is for a vast future also. With a reliance on Providence, all the more firm and earnest, let us proceed in the great task which events have devolved upon us."
--Annual Message to Congress, December 3, 1861

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