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Wednesday, June 3, 1840.+-

Springfield, IL.

Convention organizes at Pavilion at 8 A.M. At 10 grand procession begins. First come soldiers of Revolution, War of 1812, then delegations from Missouri, Indiana, and Iowa, followed by delegations from 59 counties. Cook County takes lead with band and miniature brig 30 feet long.IHiā€”Trans., 1914, 160.