The (Rockport, Indiana) Herald, November 1, 1844. Following Lincoln's speech, according to The Herald, John Pitcher, a friend of Lincoln's boyhood, delivered a speech in which ``he exhibited the democratic policies in an unenviable light . . .'' Lincoln's trip to Indiana extended from October 24 through election day, November 4. Of several speeches made in Indiana, the one at Rockport is the only one for which a report has been found.