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Saturday, February 1, 1840.+-

Springfield, IL.

On motion to postpone adjournment from February 3 to February 5, Lincoln votes nay. Journal of the House of Representatives of the Eleventh General Assembly of the State of Illinois, Special Session (1839-40), 329.

First number of The Old Soldier, Whig campaign newspaper, of which Lincoln is one of five editors, is published from Sangamo Journal office in Springfield. Old Soldier (Springfield, IL), Issue 1, 1 February 1840.